the power of
Even though most people believe goal-setting is important:
8 in 10 people say their life lacks an overall goal.
Of People who actually do make New Year’s Goals...
Only 1 in 5 actually write them down.
Explicitly writing down your
goal makes it 10X likelier to
So maybe it isn’t surprising that
1 in 4 people make the
same resolution every year...
And still fail to achieve it.
So is setting goals even worth it?
It is if you can commit.
* Statistics by Maggie Wray
* In a study of Harvard’s MBA program graduates,
students were surveyed on their goals after graduating:
84% had no specific goals.
13% had goals but they were not written down.
3% had clear, written goals.
10 years later, those grads were interviewed again:
The 13% who had goals were earning on average:
Twice as much as the 84% without goals!
The 3% with written goals were earning, on average:
Ten times as much as the other 97% of graduates!
1. Set goals for you alone!
2. Don’t try to do too much too fast—pace yourself
3. Write your goal down! Put it somewhere you’ll see it and remember it, and your chances of succeeding go way up!