18 Apr The difference between have and get
By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW
This is not a lesson in grammar but in motivation.
Reframing ‘I have to exercise’ to ‘I get to exercise’ makes us more likely to go. It taps into what research tells us is a key driver of sustainable behaviour change: autonomy.
What does this mean for leadership?
Words are important in work too. Turning ‘I have to budget for next year’ into ‘I get to budget for next year’ could make a difference.
As a big exponent of the ‘I have to’ school of personal fitness, here goes…. I get to go out on my mountain bike today.
See you out there!