Here are the top 3 most popular New Year Resolutions
- Lose X pounds
- Spend less Money
- Learn a new skill/language
Sounds familiar? Maybe. Maybe not. Maybe yours was to swim with the dolphins in the Dubai Dolphinarium. But personally, I wouldn’t recommend that. A bit overpriced.
To get back to common resolutions, StatisticsBrain tells me 8% of people are successful in achieving them. Not great. Here’s why: All the above focus on the outcome, none are process orientated.
So let’s say we were to rephrase #3, here’s what it may look like:
Attend Spanish class twice weekly for 4 months: Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6pm. Score at least 85% of final exam.
We also attend an outcome, but it’s more specific and is preceded by the actual money part: the process.
So when 2017 brings you doubt, stick to the process.