DELAY YOUR GRATIFICATION

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Let me share with you a world famous experiment conducted by the Stanford University psychology researcher Michael Mischel that began in 1960s.

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> > > Mischel offered hungry 4-year-olds a marshmallow, but told them that if they could wait for fifteen to twenty minutes, they could have two marshmallows.
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> > > About one-third of the children grabbed the single marshmallow right away while some waited a little longer. About one-third were able to wait 15 or 20 minutes for the researcher to return.
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> > > Years later when the children graduated from high school, the differences between the two groups were dramatic: the kids who were able to resist their temptations (resisters) were more positive, self-motivating, persistent in the face of difficulties, able to delay gratification in pursuit of their goals.
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> > > These resisters had the habits of successful people which resulted in more successful marriages, higher incomes, greater career satisfaction, better health, and more fulfilling lives than most of the population.

You can become a leader at any age provided work upon developing the following two qualities.

Delay your gratification

Take your own decision

If four years kids can do it, you can surely do it.

If you only develop these two abilities in your life, the rest of the qualities shall be added into you and you can become a great leader at an early age.

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