Chapter 20

Your First 12 Weeks

The purpose of this chapter is to give you a proven path for the next 12 weeks so you can apply the concepts of the 12 Week Year in your life and in your profession. We wrote this book with the fundamental intent that it could be executed as written. There is nothing else you need to get going with the 12 Week Year, so let’s get started!

Research on what it takes to make change happen, and to sustain it, shows that there are some things that you can do to increase your odds of being successful with the 12 Week Year. The approach we’ve outlined in this chapter, as well as the fundamental design of the program itself, leverages what it takes for you to change effectively.

As you read through this chapter, feel free to dip into relevant chapters in this book for more detail and ideas to support you. It is our deepest desire to help you create new results in your life. As you apply the 12 Week Year, please email us to let us know how you are doing.

The 12 Week Year is designed to help you to perform at your best through more effective execution, but to realize its full value, there are a few things that will help you to increase your odds of success.

Resistance Monsters

We would all be great if we did not encounter resistance when pursuing our life’s intentions. The reality is, the world requires that an effort be expended to accomplish great things. That effort is what stops many from becoming what they are capable of becoming.

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