A new look at the “carrot and stick” approach to motivation

A new look at the “carrot and stick” approach to motivation Republish Reprint Ray Williams | 25/11/13 | Last Updated: 27/11/13 7:53 AM ET More from Ray Williams FotoliaNew research seems to indicate that brain chemicals may control behaviour and for people to learn and adapt in the world, both punishment and reward may be necessary. In the issue of […]


picked up our press release… New iPhone App VICEJAR Uses Social Pressure to Help You Kick Bad Habits October 22, 2013 by Quit Smoking With Electronic Cigarette Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 New iPhone app VICEJAR is now available for download from the Apple App Store. Jackson Quach, founder and CEO of VICEJAR, says the […]

Startups That Aim to Make Your Life Easier

Anthony Lazarus wrote a nice article for VICEJAR at TechCrunch Disrupt. Startups That Aim to Make Your Life Easier Anthony Lazarus: Jackson Quach, CEO and co-founder of Vicejar, whose new app aims to help users smoke or drink less, or exercise and save more. SAN FRANCISCO — Startups focused on giving consumers better experiences in […]

5 Days Using BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits Method

For 5 days, I enrolled in Professor BJ Fogg’s Tiny Habits.  It was a great experience.  I began with 3 specific goals: 25 push-ups after I stepped on the weight scale, eat vitamins after I brushed my teeth, and drink milk, every time I turned on my computer.  According to BJ Fogg’s MAT model: Motivation, […]

Fix Bad Habit in 7 days

You state a specific behavior you want to change for 7 days.  We all know how difficult it is to follow thru on new years resolutions so we make the goal small.  We invite 5 friends to watch us.  They will be reminded to nudge and support you. After 7 days…Did you give up your […]

Behavioral Change

I believe that 3 steps help execute behavioral change.  Initial motivation is a given else one wouldn’t set goals in the first place.  It’s the continual motivation that we all need.  Continual motivation comes from the core frameworks of life that bound us social and financial. Social pressures are seemingly more strong than financial, this […]