Tag: goal setting

New Year’s Resolution Mid-Year Check-up

June 16, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Did you set a Big Goal for the year? Have you made progress toward that goal? Are you working daily toward reaching your goal? Back in March, I shared some thoughts on goal setting for the New Year. Here’s another one – nearly 90% of New Year’s Resolutions fail within the FIRST MONTH! Now that we’re at the half-way point of 2015, it seems like a good time to do a check-up on your progress. According to the website Quirkology.com, “At the start of the [2007] study, 52% of participants were confident of success. One year later, only 12% actually achieved their goal.” Men achieved their goal 22% more often when they engaged in goal setting, (a system where small […]

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

February 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Welcome to the New Year! Have you begun working on your resolutions yet – or have you given up on them already – again? I was stunned to discover recently that some 90% of New Year’s Resolutions disappear within the first 30 days! (PsychCentral.com.) That is a truly stunning statistic; fully 9 of 10 people give up on their resolutions within ONE MONTH! (So, how long did it take you to break yours this year? Maybe it’s time to try something different.) There are a number of reasons for this but, for me, it’s all about letting go of the previous year and focusing on the new one. There are two ways to make this happen: you can create a […]

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