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Unformatted text preview: Once you make a commitment to something you are more likely to be consistent in attitudes towards that commitment. Commitment: Click. Consistency: Whirr.-Benefits of consistency and most effective commitment strategies Benefits: Personal consistency is valued, consistent conduct is beneficial. Effective Strategies: 1) Sign petition: makes you think more about that topic. 2) P.O.W example: wear down prisoners; make them make small concessions, more likely to stay committed. 3) Write down your goals: makes you more committed if you see them. *Commitments are most effective when: 1) Active 2) Public 3) Effortful 4) Uncoerced. Defenses: Listen to your stomach, listen to your heart. Most consistent people: Those over 50, and those living in individualistic societies....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course COM 325 taught by Professor M.braz&s.smith during the Summer '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Summer '08