Sunday, 22 January 2017

What Gets Measured Gets Done

"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  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 ( 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 (  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 ( offers a seven step template, also available as an app, to lead you to your goals:

  • Set Goals
  • Take Action
  • Visualize
  • Track Time
  • Success Habits
  • Goal Journal
  • Review & Restart

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