"What’s the main goal I should concentrate on in the New Year, Brian?"
A question I get routinely asked between the beginning of October and the end of December every single year.
The turning of the calendar to a blank slate and brand new 12-months is a source of enthusiasm for most people.
Same old dreams… But THIS year, I’ll make them happen.
Do you play that annual game yourself?
The undeniable (and unfortunate) reality is that most people do in fact create new agendas for themselves as the New Year approaches.
I say ‘unfortunate’ simply because statistics show us clearly and definably that end-of-year goals and ambitions almost always fall flat by February (somewhere in the neighborhood of 80% of New Year’s goals are vacated and forgotten by February 28th… Every year).
So when asked about what goals I think you should concentrate on as 2011 approaches, my answer is a very simple one (with a 3-part plan):