Chapter 4: From desire to achievement: the crucial role of self-regulation
Self-regulation: its basic nature Why self-regulatory skills may be especially valuable to entrepreneurs Self-control: doing what we should do, and refraining from doing what we should not Focus and persistence: having clear goals—and working consistently to reach them Managing emotions and restraining impulses: why waiting is often better Regulating impulsivity: resisting the urge to do it now Delay of gratification: trading time for greater rewards Metacognition: understanding and directing our own thoughts
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