In his latest book, Triggers: Creating Behaviour That Lasts — Becoming the Person You Want to Be, leadership and executive coach Marshall Goldsmith writes:
Adult behaviour change is one of the most difficult things for sentient human beings to accomplish.
Have you ever wanted something badly, but knew that it would take a great deal of determination, effort and consistency to make it happen? And just thinking about it made you want to run?
Have you ever felt like a wild horse that couldn’t be tamed?
I certainly have.
When it came to changing my life significantly, I landed smack against steel walls of resistance.
That was true, even if they were things I loved or wanted with all my heart.