Don’t let the time slip away. Have you set your goals for the year?

If not, there’s no time like the present.

Here are some articles that may help…

Goal Achievement: Join the Successful 12%

One of the most common annual goal setting exercises is the New Year’s Resolution. What secrets of prior success will help us achieve our goals?

Mind Map Your Way to Productivity

If you haven’t set goals for yourself, there’s no time like now. If you are looking for a new goal setting approach, try mind maps.

The Brutal Reality of Setting Goals

The purpose of setting goals is to achieve them. However, obsessive pursuit of a goal is not always the best plan going forward.

An Em-POW-Word Way to Set Goals

Goal setting is uncomfortable and boring but so useful. Denise Reed of The Concierge Office Suites agreed with me – until she found a better way to do it.

Goal Setting – The Missing Element

There is one element that is sometimes missing from goals – the reason why we want to achieve the goal in the first place.

The Discomfort of Setting Goals

Only 12% of people achieve their new year’s resolutions. If we better understand the reasons we abandon goals, it will make it easier to stay the course.


Goal Setting Interview with Dr. Gratias 

In a 50-minute interview with Brandon Lewis, Dr. Melissa Gratias reveals how to set and achieve annual goals for your business.


5 Clues that You Set the Wrong Goals

Goal setting is a great weapon in your professional development arsenal.  Below are some tell-tale signs your goals need to be revised or even abandoned.


The secret to actually achieving your goals…VIDEO

How do you motivate yourself to achieve your goals? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she expands on the importance of goal commitment and how to attain it.


How goals help you achieve balance…VIDEO

Are your goals balanced across all of your priorities? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she discusses how you are a whole, complex person who deserves balance.



Next steps: Schedule time on your calendar to set goals. Then, set a reminder on your task list to review them at least monthly.



To your success!


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Dr. Melissa Gratias, MBG Organizing SolutionsDr. Melissa Gratias (pronounced "Gracious") is a work psychologist who helps overwhelmed and underappreciated businesspeople be more focused and effective. Since 2007, thousands of people have graduated with honors from her onsite sessions, distance coaching, productivity seminars, and corporate consulting projects. Based in Savannah, Georgia, Melissa is available for nationwide consulting and speaking engagements. Contact her via email at or call 912-417-2505. Sign up for her free monthly e-newsletter or visit her website,

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