What Really Drives Goal Achievement?

What Really Drives Goal Achievement?

Written by Connie Kadansky

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Did you know that if a person sets a goal and writes it down, the chances of them achieving their goal is only 37%?  That is NOT very exciting; is it?

However, if a person sets a goal; writes it down; and in addition to writing it down also commits to their daily activities; shares it with someone like a coach, AND reports on their progress at the end of EVERY day, the chances of them achieving their goal goes up to 76%!

That is an incredible number; isn’t it?!*

*Matthews, G. (2007); Study backs up Strategies for Achieving Goals. http://www.dominican.edu.dominicannews/study-backs-up-strategies-for-achieving-goals.html.  Retrieved February 24, 2011

About the Author

Connie Kadansky

Connie Kadansky, PCC Exceptional Sales Performance 8724 N. 6th Drive, Phoenix, AZ  85021. www.exceptionalsales.com

Connie helps salespeople get their “ask” in gear by overcoming Sales Call Reluctance.

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