January 15th, 2009 by Admin
by Christopher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek
Now that we’re into 2009, it’s a good time to assess how we’re doing on all those New Year’s resolutions. So, how are they coming?
That bad, eh? Just like last year — and the year before? According to a 2002 study, 75 percent of resolutions are maintained past the first week, but the stick-to-it rate drops to 46 percent after six months. Why do so many of us struggle with this?
Most people assume the problem is willpower. What most people miss is the process of setting effective goals.
Read the rest of this Washington Times blog here.