"Most people overestimate what they can do in a day,
and underestimate what they can do in a year."
(inspired by Bill Gates)
Make time to make a plan, online on Jan 1st or 2nd
The change of the year is a pretty natural time for big-picture life reflection. For many people, this involves setting New Year's Resolutions, a practice which goes back 4,000 years to ancient Babylonians. It's hard to say how well they worked then, but these days only about 8% of people stick them out all year...
...and yet, according to some research, that's a tenfold improvement over people who don't explicitly set any sort of resolution at all! And you can learn to do even better, by setting ambitious but achievable goals, that you seriously care about and are prepared to work towards.
Although having specific goals can make an enormous difference for individuals' lives, people rarely actually sit down to do it, because it is never urgent. The 2017 Goal-Crafting Intensive is designed to provide you with the structure, focus and support you need to develop powerful goals that will help you have the most productive year of your life (so far!)
During this online event you will:
The intensive includes advance content so that you arrive ready to hit the ground running, instruction and coaching to support your goal crafting, and structured co-working so that at the end of the day you're all set to go!
The scientific literature broadly agrees that goals have (at least) four important effects:
Some people (notably Dilbert creator Scott Adams) have claimed that instead of goals, you should have "systems". Nonsense. Have both.
Adams cites various successful people (Olympic athletes, Mark Zuckerberg) and describes how their systems made them win. But lots of other people had systems and failed, because their systems sucked. How do we know their systems sucked? Because they didn't achieve their goals, whatever those were. Which means that the ultimate metric for success is... the goal.
At the 2017 Goal-Crafting Intensive, we'll talk about how to use goals effectively, while not falling into some of the common traps, like lost purposes or a mindset of pre-success failure. And how to use a system to work towards your goal.