4. Set up accountability & support
This need is different for different people. In general, studies show that people who have external accountability will be more likely to reach their goals. Whether it's digital via an app, on line with progress tracking, a community format, or in person. If you want to insure the success of your achievement have #4 in place. Consider accountability and support achievement insurance!
Here are 2 additional posts related to the new year and change you might enjoy:
Are You Being Tricked By The Word Resolution?
Are You Taking Advantage of the "New" in New Year.
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