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Eat Frogs and Reach your 2011 Goals

For many, January marks the time to reflectively think about what we want to accomplish for the new year. And, for many this is a daunting task because we don't know where to start. Here are a few pointers to get you started.

Determine Your Goals. Time management experts across the board agree that one of the major causes of a crazy schedule is failing to set clear goals. Focus your energy towards achieving those goals that give you purpose. Goals are the foundation or bedrock of a solid time management program. Brian Tracy author of Eat That Frog outlines seven simple steps for setting and achieving goals.
1. Decide exactly what you want
2. Write it down on a Master To Do List
3. Set a deadline for your goal; set sub-deadlines if necessary
4. Add to Your Master To Do List everything that you can think of that you are going to have to do to achieve your goal.
5. Organize the list into a plan by priority (ABCDE – see below) and sequence
6. Take action on your plan immediately
7. Res…