Challenge: Set your intentions
What is an intention?
An intention is a commitment to yourself to follow through on something. 🎯
Typically, an intention follows the format:
"During the next week, I will partake in at least [MINUTES] of [ACTIVITY] on [DAY] at [TIME OF DAY] at/in [PLACE]."
Here’s a good example:
“Over the next month, I will do at least 60 minutes of Leetcode practice every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm in my office.”
Why should you set one?
The simple step of writing down when, where, and how you plan on reaching your goal can have a powerful effect. Doing so makes it much more likely that you follow through on your plans.
Science-backed data shows that an implementation intention (like the one above) can result in a higher probability of successful goal attainment. It makes sense - getting specific and visualizing an outcome makes it more likely to come true. 🔮
And there's a bunch of science that supports this.
Watch this video for a deep dive into how effective implementation intentions can be:
Check out these articles if you want to deep dive into the topic.
At Speak_, we're providing a ton of resources to help you prepare for upcoming interviews, but it's ultimately up to you to follow through by learning and practicing the skills that will land you your dream job.
Now is your chance to create your own intention and start off your job search on the right foot.
If you're in a cohort, follow the link in the pinned message of the cohort channel to share your intention to create accountability during the program.