Both books will be going to print today. Advanced Concepts will publish in June and Mastering will publish in July. We will have copies of both titles at the WSOP and both Hunter and Jonathan will be hosting signing events.
In my experience, most people are pretty good at setting goals. Most of us have long lists of goals and resolutions that we plan to achieve. We generally start off with high levels of motivation, but usually after a short amount of time, something goes awry and we stop making progress. It’s as if our energy and motivation simply fizzle out.
This begs the question. Why is it so easy to set goals and yet so hard to actually achieve them? And, is there anything we can do to help the process along? It turns out there is a relatively simple tweak that you can use that has been scientifically shown to make goal achievement exponentially more likely. Before you can put this tweak into use, it is useful to consider some of the main reasons why goal pursuit and attainment is so challenging.
We fail to set compelling goals. You need to know what exactly it is you want to achieve and having a compelling reason for why it is important to you will make its achievement more likely. If at all possible, set goals that are personally meaningful and compelling to you....