Episode 11: What Everyone Gets Wrong About Goals

January 3, 2024

About the Episode

It’s 2024 and hopefully you haven’t already given up on your goals for the year.

Today, we’re going to talk about the best and worst ways to set goals. We’ll talk about the factors that make you more likely to achieve your goals, why you lose motivation by week three, and the most common error everyone makes when deciding to change themselves for the better. We’ll also be sharing some of our personal goal disasters along the way to learn what not to do.

We’d also like you to share your goals with us! Details on how to do that are here.

Happy New Year.

Mark Manson Quotes From the Episode

Create an environment where it becomes more difficult to *not* do the thing than it is to do it.
You really need some sort of core personal value underlying the goal that’s going to sustain you through the hard parts, that’s going to remind you why you’re suffering.
The goals I failed at were arbitrary goals designed to impress other people. And the ones that I succeeded at were motivated by things that I found important to do for myself.

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