First Name: ____________ Last Name: ____________ Student #: ____________ Group: ____________ Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself www.ted.com Derek Sivers PARAGRAPH 1 : Everyone, please think of… 1) What does Derek ask the audience to think about? 2) What three things does he ask the audience to imagine next? PARAGRAPH 2 : Well, bad news… 1) Why does he say “you should have kept your mouth shut?” 2) What do psychology tests prove? 3) Scientists say that your mind has tricked you. What is the trick? 4) What does “conventional wisdom” tell us?
PARAGRAPH 3: So, let’s look at the proof…1) What study field did Kurt Lewin start?2) What name did he give to this situation where we feel satisfied even though we haven’t done anything yet?PARAGRAPH 4 : It goes like this:…1) How many tests did researcher Peter Gollwitzer do on this subject?2) How many people were involved in the tests? (participants)3) What did everyone do?4) ½ of the room did this _________________________ The other half did this __________________________5) What were the rules for the test?6) The people who DIDN’T TALK about their goal had what result?7) The people who TALKED about their goal had what result?
PARAGRAPH 5 : So, if this is true…What are Derek’s two pieces of advice for achieving your goals?1)2)PARAGRAPH 6 : So, audience, next time…According to the speaker, what should you say next time when you want to tell someone your goal?