Failure is not an option.
Get clear on what you want to accomplish, why it’s important, and how you’ll make it happen. Take something broad such as making more money.
The more specific you get when breaking down your goals, the more likely it is that you’ll accomplish them. When they’re broken down into manageable and measurable pieces, you’ll be able to track your progress and stay focused. It’s easy to lose focus when the goal is too large, and this is precisely why only 8% of people make good on their New Year’s resolutions.
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So, are you going to do it again this year?
In and of themselves, goals are wonderfully appropriate. But most people list of New Year’s resolutions often look like a bunch of strangers threw in a couple of ideas each in an attempt to solve EVERYTHING.
“There are problems with goals. Suggesting that is heresy to many. Goal setting has been such an important concept in the vernacular of success that some have come to view it as sacred.”
While it is important and necessary that we intend for certain things to happen, even a brief reflection on some of the questions raised about goal setting could be enough to keep us from being unfocused.