Observing the Worker

 

Nature flourishes in the wild, do we?

Nature flourishes in the wild, do we?
c 2012 Kelly Babcock

There are studies that show that just by observing a worker that person will do better at their tasks. Why is this? Could it be that we want to impress someone or are we just looking for an audience?

Rooming in a house with several others means often there are others present in the house. Does this help me complete my tasks? In the more optimistic circumstance we would all be doing better at our tasks because we would want to impress one another. We would excel in getting things done and become well-known for accomplishments, successes and work achieved.

It helps to make other people proud whether you live with them or not. Next time you feel like complaining you might want to try and let someone know one of your great achievements. We can paint one another in a better light. Did I tell you I have been working towards fifty lengths at the pool and this week I have accomplished the fifty lengths. Does this make me an athlete? Now, the question is who will I tell? And did I do a better job because there were others at the pool where I was swimming?

It would be nice to think we could excel at the things we do even if nobody is looking. If we are aware that, just having company may give us the leading edge, could we go around this obstacle and give ourselves extra motivation when we are alone. Snacks, pep talks and fun activities could be rewards when we are alone.

Impressing other people is a human trait. Whether you are alone or with other people I hope you’ll share your accomplishments with other people. Maybe now you’ll find ways of getting into a good groove and finishing up those challenging tasks left on your plate.

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About friendofsnowflake

It is my pleasure to welcome you to my Blog! My name is Melanie and my nic-name Snowflake as you may already know. I'm excited to share some of my ideas and writings with you. It's interesting how psychological concepts can make things a little clearer. I have a psychology degree from the University of Waterloo. It is my hope that I can share some knowledge with you. Some of my hobbies include playing piano, guitar, drawing and more recently beading. It also really interesting to recieve comments from the amazing people who read my Blog. I hope if you feel inclined that you will tell me a bit about yourself. I would like to think that some special time spent off the net is also important for you or me. In this time you could sing or dance or just sit with a book. In the mean-time it's nice to have met you because there is some quality time spent on the net. I hope you have had time to look at your favourite song or look up your favourite author. My favorite song is True Colour by Cyndi Lauper and my favourite author is Gretchin Rubin. I feel gratitude that I can write this Blog. I hope you come back and see what new Blog is here over time. In the mean time have a great day and stay you!

Posted on June 21, 2012, in Happiness, Self Esteem and Positivity, mental health, Relationships, Social Psychology Education and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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