A New Year: Plan To Fail!

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“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”   –H.G. Wells

Pondering the interesting phenomena of New Year’s resolutions, I was surprised to discover that only 45% of Americans regularly participate in this annual ritual.  Considering the depressing statistic that a mere 8% of resolved people actually succeed, I am now surprised the number of participants isn’t far lower.  I mean, really, who likes to fail, right?

Yet, on a positive note, people who actively make resolutions are 10 times more likely to reach their goals than people who don’t make resolutions.

So how can we make reasonable goals and then actually achieve them?  Well, there are plenty of blog posts every year that will give you step by step instructions on how to be successful.  I’ve read more than a few myself.  But one thing I notice lacking from most of them is one small, yet vital piece.

Finish reading over at The Family Road Map…

 

Photo credit: pinkpurse via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND

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