Tag: successful 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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4 Things to Remember About Goal Setting that Works

March 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

It’s almost impossible to spend time on the internet at the beginning of each New Year and NOT read something about setting goals; whether for your personal or professional life. These days, the words “goal setting” have become the catchphrase of every “personal coach”, “life coach”, “health coach” and “business coach”, “career coach” or “professional coach” out there. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with that – goals are important; I am saying that talking about setting goals and actually doing so in a way that will benefit you are two very different things. If you’ve repeatedly made resolutions for change at the beginning of every year, only to shrug them off within weeks or months, this will be just […]

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