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Don't take on too many goals at once. If you spread yourself too thin, you'll never make progress on any of your projects. Pick one goal that aligns with your long-term strategy and force yourself to work on it for a set amount of time.

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  • I like Tip #4! "Force yourself to work toward the goal for a predetermined amount of time."

    In other words, eliminate distraction. It’s so common for critical goals to keep getting pushed down the to-do list. You can prioritize a goal during your day by turning off distractions from coworkers, email

    I like Tip #4! "Force yourself to work toward the goal for a predetermined amount of time."

    In other words, eliminate distraction. It’s so common for critical goals to keep getting pushed down the to-do list. You can prioritize a goal during your day by turning off distractions from coworkers, email and social media; you can create “Zones of Focus Time” for your priorities. In my research we coined the term Micro-Resilience to describe how small changes like these make it easier to achieve big goals.