I’d say I’m a bit unusual in that I spend a lot of time setting a lot of goals for myself. I do it weekly, in fact.
Each week, I take a few minutes to reflect on the week that has passed and try to write down goals for the coming week in a little paper book I fold up and put in my pocket. The book itself is a simple origami move you can see in the video below from a site called Pocketmod.com that gives away free software to allow you to print these little books any way you please. That’s a bit much for me, so I just use the origami.
I’ve tried all sorts of systems, but I’ve found this one to work the best for my weekly goals. Even with an iPhone, and it’s omnipresence in my life, the stack of old origami books – one for each week, showing the goals and the to-do lists with the lines through them showing they were completed prove to me that I have made progress and am capable of changing and achieving things on those days when it’s tough going. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions and Goal Setting for 2012 – A Simple, No-Cost System That Works”