As we have said, there is no lack of resources to help you with goal setting—they are everywhere. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of those materials deals with the more important question of goal achievement.

We won't make the same mistake. We have given you hints about achievement throughout this section, and this is, as the title implies, the entire focus of this final chapter. Once you have set the goal and built the plan to achieve it, there is that little thing called doing the "work" that still needs to happen.

Knowing that it will take effort and knowing human nature, we understand why many goals are never reached—people don't put in the requisite effort.

You and your team have probably ...

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