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Why New Year's Resolutions Fail

The start of the New Year is often the perfect time to turn a new page in your life, which is why so many people make New Year's resolutions. But why do so many resolutions fail? Read More

Goal Mastery

So many people act as though goals are things you collect, as if there is an award for the most goals floating in your head. They are only goals when there is a clear plan of action and a corresponding timeline. It is only when you start with the goal and work backwards, breaking it down into small, manageable segments that require subtle and slow modification of existing behavior that success can be counted on.

Thanks for this poignant piece. It is so discouraging to watch people set themselves up for failure by setting the bar too high. Hopefully this information will give them the info they need to chart a path for success.

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Ray Williams is the author of Breaking Bad Habits and The Leadership Edge.


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