In this episode
Positive affirmations may popular, but if you want to influence behavior, questions trump statements. But not just any old questions. Two types of questions in particular can create powerful psychological leverage for changing your own and others’ behavior.
- The meta-analysis
- Also see this
- Here’s why a question like, “Will you agree not to interrupt?” is likely to yield excellent results if asked of my husband, yet be less effective if asked of me
- The power of small behavioral changes that collectively over time can have larger substantive outcomes
- “Can” vs “how can” we resolve this? (Ellen Langer)