Motivationally Misleading Montages in Movies

And what it really takes to achieve success

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TRAINING MONTAGE SCENE

It’s especially terrible because these scenes actually motivate us to get up and go do something about our own goals, which usually ends up backfiring. The reason it’s so motivating is that they make training look easy.

Consistent effort, sustained over time, in small increments led them to success.

Yet these consistent efforts are far too often invisible to the rest of us.

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