“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Oscar Wilde said it best when he described a New Year’s Resolution as something that goes “in one year and out the other.” In fact, Statistics show that while roughly 40-45 of adults make New Year’s resolutions, they report a staggering 97% failure to carry them out completely and most abandon ship in as little as six months. However, there is hope for the resolution-breakers. People who take the time to explicitly set goals and resolutions are ten times more likely to attain them than those who don’t make the effort.
Whether your collar is currently white, blue or terry cloth, setting goals is essential to propel you from where you are to where you want to be, but action is the great separator between success and stagnation.
In this powerful series, New York Times best-selling author and mentor John Maxwell focuses on some simple action steps to develop character that will help you:
Each lesson includes: