It’s only been a few days since you made them, but how are you doing on those New Year’s resolutions? Is your enthusiasm already starting to wane? Don’t feel bad. Some 75% of people who make resolutions on January 1 fail to keep them. And I have a good hunch many of those people set themselves up for failure without even realizing it. How? By setting goals that are too broad, unrealistic and—in general—impossible to reach.
Let’s take a look at your list of resolutions and see if a little tweaking could make it more likely you’re among those 25% who succeed: