In this blog, I will be discussing why you should NOT set yearly goals and what to do instead, based on the book, The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran. I used the ideas taught in this book for a couple of years in 2018 and 2019 but then took a break from them for the past three years.
This is the introductory topic to this month’s theme.
Setting goals that you can easily remember, are realistic to achieve, and are manageable is important.
I will tell you a way to set goals in manageable tasks, this is by utilizing a 12-week goal. This will give you 4 tries to achieve your goals.
There are several reasons as to why this works better than setting yearly goals. Setting a large yearly goal will seem too big to manage. It can also make you easily lose steam, as it seems too far to achieve. It will also make room for procrastination due to one thinking there is a lot of time to achieve that.
Setting the 12-week goal will also make room for you to achieve more. You will see your momentum increase as well. Check out The 12 Week Year here.
It’s an amazing book that you don’t want to miss out on as we approach the new year.
I will be utilizing a spreadsheet to set my 12-week goals. In my Facebook group, we will be having a book club to dissect The 12-Week Year.
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