"What gets measured gets done." (Peter Drucker)
If you want to learn how to learn how to measure your success on the way to achieving your goals, visit http://alinefromlinda.blogspot.ca/2015/01/measure-your-success.html. One strategy you can use to measure your success is to join an online group. Such a group may keep you accountable for the steps you have promised to take to achieve your goals.
43 Things (https://43things.com/until_the_ny.php) offers dozens of goal setting suggestions with a space to write your own personal goals ex. In 2017, I want to _____________. The site offers a small reward each time you reach a milestone ex. if you achieve 15 goals, you have your name mentioned in the credits.
Another site is StickK (https://www.stickk.com/tour). StickK is a free goal setting platform which presents you with the statement I commit to _________ (enter goal here). You are asked to sign a commitment contract with yourself. If you wish, you can receive notification e-mails to help you stick to your goals. Created by a Yale Economics professor, this website raises the ante by saying that if you don't reach your goal, you pay so much money to a charity.
Various software is available to help you set and commit to your goals. Goals on Track (http://www.goalsontrack.com/) offers a seven step template, also available as an app, to lead you to your goals:
- Set Goals
- Take Action
- Track Time
- Success Habits
- Goal Journal
- Review & Restart