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22. How to Make a Habit Stick

Your lifestyle goals are important to you. Health and fitness, daily rituals, reading, relationships: these are the things you want to act on every single day.

But life is busy!  None of these goals takes a ton of time, but they’re still hard to squeeze in. Before long, they can easily drift away. It’s  deflating to look back and realize you’ve made no progress on lifestyle goals. 

We can help. 

We’ve got a simple tool that will keep your habit goals visible and keep you motivated to stick with them. Start using a streak tracker, and your progress will come almost automatically. You’ll never again wonder if you have the discipline to change your life. You’ll do it! 

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21. Why You Have Boring Goals

You set a lot of goals, but when you look at your goal list, you want to yawn. Your goals are all good things, and you’d be glad to achieve them. But they’re kind of . . . boring. 

Boring goals make for a boring life, and you don’t want that. We’ll show you have to set goals that set your heart on fire, goals you’re dying to accomplish. How? By making them riskier. Test your goals for the 3 Factors of Goal Boredom, and you’ll never set a lackluster goal again. 

You’ll be excited and engaged with your goals all year long, and you’ll achieve things so good that it literally scares you to think about them.

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Bonusode: A 2020 Special Announcement

As a high achiever, you love reaching goals! But added on top of a busy life, goal achievement can seem a bit overwhelming. The Full Focus Planner puts it all into one handy system. Yet you may want a little help getting it up and running.

We’ve got you covered! We’ve got a brand-new program called Compass: Your Full Focus Guide, and it’s exclusively for our Full Focus Planner users.

Compass will give you the community support and motivation you need to fully implement the Full Focus System™ so you can hit every goal, every time. 

You’ll learn the one best way to set goals. And you’ll get coaching on goal achievement and the support of a community of high achievers just like you. 

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19. How to Avoid Being Overwhelmed by Your Goals

As a high achiever, you probably start every year with a solid list of goals. You’re focused, and you’re ready to achieve. But as time wears on, you realize you can’t keep every project moving at the same rate. By mid-year, you realize it’s too late to make progress on most of your goals. 

That’s frustrating! You might even wonder, Am I just trying to do too much? 

No, you’re not. You don’t have too many goals. And you do have the capacity to achieve them. Just not all at once. We’ve learned the foolproof way to achieve 10 to 12 goals nearly every single year. You do that by focusing on just two or three at any one time. When you do, you’ll plow through them faster than you thought possible. 

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18. Help! A Quarterly Preview Seems Overwhelming

High achievers are usually hard chargers. That makes it difficult—even annoying—to slow down for reflection. Who has time? 

We know how you feel. That’s why we’ve developed a streamlined method for pausing your work just long enough to make the next phase more productive. It’s called a Quarterly Preview. This simple practice will uncomplicate your life. It is your opportunity to build momentum for the next three months. 

We’ve got four compelling reasons to give it a try.

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17. Stop Goal Exhaustion with This Simple Fix

Does it ever feel like you’re on a treadmill? One week ends, another begins. One quarter ends, another begins. You hit your goals this month. Yay! Now get back to work. It never ends. 

It’s enough to make you sick of the word goal

Goal achievement should not be that way. The last thing you should feel about setting a goal is dread. We’ve got a simple hack that will make you feel excited every time you set a goal. Do this one simple thing, and you’ll never again dread the start of the quarter. Here’s how to create a reward that will keep you motivated to achieve. 

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16. How to Get Instant Momentum on Goals

You’ve set some great goals. They’re exciting and challenging. But that creates a lot of complexity. There is so much to be done. Your project plan is solid, but it’s hard to find the time to make progress. The whole thing just seems overwhelming. 

Based on achieving lots of big goals, we’ve learned that complex detailed plans are not always helpful. You don’t need to plot the entire course. All you need is the next step. It’s time to stop thinking about “the plan” for your goal and just identify the next action. 

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15. How to Motivate Yourself to Actually Finish Goals

You have a lot of goals and projects in your portfolio. But to be honest, you have a hard time remembering what they are. Sometimes you hope nobody will remind you of them because you can’t really remember why you chose them in the first place. Why is it so hard to maintain your excitement about a goal all year long? 

Actually, it’s not! We’ve got a simple way to fuel your passion for goal achievement throughout the year. Do this one simple thing, and you’ll you’ll stop finding goals in June that you forgot about in January. You’ll maintain your excitement, keep your focus, and make progress on your goals all year long. 

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14. How to Finish Goals that Drag on Forever

As a high achiever, you love to get things done. But some goals just seem to float out there on the horizon. Some are just hard to start. There’s never a good time to begin. Others, you just can’t finish. Sure, you make progress. But it’s just hard to finish that last 10 percent. 

We’ve been there, and we know the solution. You need to make sure every goal has a time key. We’ll show you exactly why that matters so much—and how it will help you finish. 

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