It turns out that when many people are studied over a lengthy period, there is a significant difference between those to set goals and those that both set goals and achieve them. A recent study took 5000 people over 12 months where each had a specific goal they wanted to achieve within a year, whether related to relationship, lifestyle, study or wealth.
Of the 5000, only 10% actually achieved their goals. And those 10% behaved remarkably differently to those who did not attain their goals, and did so in two distinct ways. This was not about what they did, but what they did not do.read more