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From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership by Guy Harris, Kevin Eikenberry

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Chapter 42. GOAL SUCCESS STARTS WITH YOU

We hinted at this at the close of the previous chapter. Goals are not going to set themselves. Talk to ten people and nine of them will tell you they believe in goal setting. These nine people will also tell you that goals are important, that they can help you be happier and healthier, and that they are the best and fastest way to achieve more in life (they might even be able to recite some of the reasons we gave in the last chapter).

We would agree with those nine people.

Unfortunately, eight of the nine, when pressed, will tell you they don't set many (or any) goals; that they really want to, but...

Actually, we are being a bit optimistic here. We've both read several times that only about 3 percent of people ...

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