How to achieve every goal you set this year (almost guaranteed!)…

How to achieve every goal you set this year (almost guaranteed!)…

So you’ve set your New Year goals. And you want to be happier, more successful, achieve more etcetera…

…but how many times have you set similar goals and not accomplished all you wanted?

Happiness and success (in any shape or form) can be ours; but as we all know, it’s easier said than done.

So this year, in 2018, make sure you prioritise happiness and success and all goals you’ve set; and make sure you read this article to ensure you make it happen…

via by Jeff Haden

New Year’s resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (Eighty percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions abandon them by the second week of February.)

Of course you could try using silence to accomplish a goal. Or you could try to sneak up on big goals. Those strategies help, but they are far from foolproof.

As I explain in my new book, The Motivation Myth: How Highly Successful People Really Set Themselves Up to Win, even if you’re trying to achieve a huge goal, the difficulty of achieving that goal isn’t really the problem.

The problem is your approach.

So let’s fix that.

1. Make your goal extremely specific.

Say you want to get in better shape. “Get in better shape” is an admirable notion, but what does it mean? Nothing; it’s just a wish.

“Lose 10 pounds in 30 days” is a specific, measurable, objective goal. Not only do you know what you want to accomplish, but setting a goal that way also allows you to create a process guaranteed to get you there: You can set up your workout schedule an your diet plan, and then all you have to do is follow the plan.

Another example: “Grow my business” sounds great but is also meaningless. “Get five new clients a month,” on the other hand, allows you to figure out what you need to do to land those clients.

Make sure you set a goal that allows you to work backward to create a process designed to achieve it. It’s impossible to know exactly what to do when you don’t know exactly what you want to achieve…

…keep reading the full & original article HERE