Why your goals aren’t working

 In action steps, atomic habits, Goal Setting, how to execute, personal growth, success

Given up on Goal Setting?

Have you ever said this, “Setting goals is a waste of time.  Even the research shows that most people don’t accomplish them.”

And you know what?  You’d be right.  Because goals don’t work… YOU have to do the work.

The research confirms it.  A study was done of 5 thousand subjects who set goals (all kinds of goals) over a period of 6 months or 1 year. Only about 10% of the participants reported any success.

So I guess you could say the odds are against you and give up the whole goals thing altogether.

On the other hand you could ask yourself what would work?  How could you accomplish what you want in 2020? Here’s what worked for that successful ten percent:

  1. Shared the goal with someone else
  2. Rewarded themselves for making progress and visualized success
  3. Made a step by step action plan and charted progress

Creating a goal without creating an action plan is like signing up for a marathon but not putting in the time to practice every morning in preparation for the race.  It’s like going on vacation, having a destination in mind but not following the directions for how to get there. Can you imagine saying, “My GPS says turn left here but I’m not in the mood to go left today so I’ll just keep going straight.  It will probably work out okay.”  Then being surprised when you wind up in Kansas rather than  Florida.  Yet that is how many of us approach goals.

Wonder how to restructure your life and actually accomplish your most important goal? I have a plan…

Dream Achiever: Get ‘Er Done Goal Setting Workshop

When: Wednesday, June 10th 10-12

Where: Zoom

You Will Learn:

How to Create Successful Goals

How to Create Habits & Accountability Measures to Ensure Success

How Your Personality Style Impacts Your Goals

Investment $35.00


This training has only a limited number of seats so register early!

Lynne’s workshops are always interesting. Her topic is well researched and presented in a way that helps me understand and retain her message. ~Mindy Newman, LMT

This class really helped me to focus and make great changes in my life. ~Kay Rachelson, LCSW

It was a very good training to understand what we need to do from the very beginning on what each individual was looking for, how to get there.  Also, how and why we need to make change to get the results we want to achieve. ~Mary Braswell Williams


Dream Achiever Coaching is well worth the time and money. Lynne is a wonderful coach!  She offers priceless advice, encouragement, and support. She has personally helped reel me in to focus my time and energy appropriately and has also helped me achieve my dream of having an enjoyable, fulfilling, and successful business.  Amy Molley,  www.sensiblesensoryspaces.com/

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