Do you know the failure rate for New Year’s Resolutions? So many people set them, but how many people fail to keep them?
A recent survey showed 92% of resolutions end in failure – despite most people believing they will achieve their resolutions!
I also discussed in a previous article the week when more resolutions are broken than any other: you guessed it, the first week of the year.
What can you do to make sure you don’t end up as one of those statistics?
Here are three concrete, research and experience backed strategies you can use to keep your resolutions – unlike most people. And if you’ve already faltered, don’t worry – you can still use these strategies and get right back on track
Read the full article: 3 Dead-Simple Tips To Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
We’re almost done with first week in January: the week where more New Year’s resolutions are broken than any other.
According a study conducted in 2002, 25% of New Year’s resolutions are broken in the first week alone. Within 6 months, over half of us will have given up.
Why? Why is it that so many resolutions are doomed from the start?
Here’s one major reason I’ve found with clients: you need to learn how to balance these new resolutions with your prior commitments.
Read the full article: Your New Year’s Resolutions Are Doomed Before You Even Begin – Unless…
The first rule of New Year’s Resolutions is …
Inspired by Fight Club, backed up by research – get your New Year’s started out right with effective resolutions.
Read the full article: The Seven Rules Of New Year’s Resolutions
“The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same.
Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.”
– Don Williams Jr.
As another year draws to a close, it’s time to look back on it to see how far you’ve come – and what you’ve learned along the way.
Today I’ll show you the exact process I use for taking stock of the past year
Do this short, 10 minute exercise with me.
Let’s take a look at where you’ve come, what you’ve accomplished – and use that to help plan where you want to go next year.
Read the full article: How To Conduct Your Personal Annual Year End Review
“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
– Peter F. Drucker
Too often in life we can get caught up in the unimportant, and lose sight of the gifts we have right in front of us. We can also lose our way, or forget the reasons we took on projects or goals in the first place.
For this reason, I like to think back over the last past twelve months, and plan for the year ahead by reflecting with a list of powerful questions I’ve developed over the years.
I’ve been cutting many non-essentials out of my life, and apply the same approach to my self reflection – focusing on only the questions that matter the most.
Here now is my intentionally short list :the most important (reflective) questions you’ll answer this year.
Read the full article: Reflection Questions – The Most Important Questions You’ll Answer This Year
“My brother will love these. It’s the first time he has had a home in four years. Thank you so much.”
He smiled, gave me a big, musky, hug, and drove away.
I wasn’t sure if I had just done a good deed, or been hustled by a Craig’s List scam artist.
This story actually begins months before – so let’s go back to the beginning.
Note: This is a true story, with names changed by request.
Read the full article: A Christmas Story – A Tale of Craig’s List and Two Frying Pans