School is out, the weather is finally improving and there is a good chance your job is taking a back seat as you head out of town for a long weekend. Do you remember those goals you set at the beginning of the year? More importantly, do you even care anymore? Summer is the ultimate carefree time to give your goals a vacation, right?
Summer is the perfect time to re-set those goals you haven’t achieved yet and plan new goals on your terms and timetable. So forget about the above-and-beyond superhero that you were back in January; summer is the time to get real. Make sure you understand your limitations and honestly assess your best chance for success.
The science of behavioral economics studies how real people set real goals. Based on this research, here are seven steps to get you started.
Now that it’s summer, it’s amazing how fast the weeks go by and how much we pack into every day. But that’s what makes summer such a great time to re-set your goals for the year. There’s less pressure and more opportunity to spend time getting headed in the right direction.