7 Steps to Set Your Achievable Resolution

Goals and Resolutions Planbook 2018 updated Jan 20 (PDF)

Download and use this planbook developed and tested by Dr. David Dyson to help his college students and coaching clients and provided for free by nonprofit Life Leaders Institute.

Handouts for the seminars for students, faculty, and staff at Troy University and Troy’s Montgomery Campus are linked below:

Resolutions people set in recent decades included goals like “lose weight” and “save more money” in the Top 3 Types. People are increasingly setting goals to add “meaning” and “purpose” in life building personal capacities such as commitment and confidence.

More are setting “process” goals like “outline my plan” because in the process of writing a mission and vision, goals, and resolutions, we can identify our callings better and our capacities needed to succeed. The probability of taking action increases because we are more likely to internalize the expanded expectations and choose priorities over “passing time” or “hanging out” and share intent with an accountability partner!

The process of outlining your plan with key goals, adding how many hours weekly you need to succeed, and assessing how much time you actually spend on priorities may provide the breakthrough you need to fulfill goals that have eluded you.

This planbook can help you if you write your desired results and then invest at least 1% daily of your time daily reviewing and improving.

Read, print, or download your planbook. You can outline goals for the 7 Areas of Life on a summary sheet to use. Then, pick at least one important goal you want to resolve to achieve or to change about yourself or your circumstances. The 7 Steps will guide you through asking and answering key questions about the results, motivation, and actions needed.  If you have a big enough “why” and invest enough “T.I.M.E.” you can accomplish or change most anything, including Mastering a Goliath challenging you.

If a member of the Troy University community or a guest of the Center for Student Success
you can attend a short seminar and workshop on February 1 on the Montgomery Campus.

To attend, call the Center for Student Success at Troy University at Montgomery

To learn more of content and applications: DDyson@Troy.edu or David@LifeLeadersInstitute.org

Thanks to partners of Life Leaders who support our mission
to help people PLAN and LEAD in LIFE and Serve Others
with grants, donations, and volunteerism.

You are invited to “pay it forward” to help others by giving a
suggested donation of $1 per person using the planbook.
If you cannot donate, use the materials anyway–“mission over money.”
Others have helped us learn and grow, and we seek to develop citizens and country now.

Other Planbooks by Dr. David Dyson and Life Leaders Institute

What is a “Planbook?” Life Leaders believes we need Planbooks — more than just “Workbooks” so when we learn a principle, concept, or best practice, we can plan how to use that information to improve, to serve, to pass on to others. Try these handy tools as other have for free…

More can come: Master Your Goliaths, Hierarchy of Motivating Values, Professional Plan, T.I.M.E., Purpose of Life…

If they prove valuable, you can support with a $1 or more donation per copy in service so we can develop and implement more. You can help us donate materials in places like schools and veterans homes. If you work with a foundation or caring company, you can help us influence policy and resources for teachers, students, and others in our country and beyond.

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