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hbr setting goals
HBR setting goals: It was determined that there was no “goals study” of the Class of 1953 actually happened. In recent times we’ve received numerous requests for details on an unpublished study which was based on an interview conducted for the class of 1953 during their senior year and an additional study that was conducted 10 years after. The study was described as the way in which one’s objectives upon graduation are related to the achievement and the annual incomes earned over the course of the study.
A secretary from the class of 1953 who served in this role for several years was unaware of the study neither did any of the classmates he asked. Additionally, various members of Yale administrators were interviewed, and the documents of various offices were analyzed in order to verify the study that was reported. There was no evidence of the study or record of the purported study conducted by students from the class of 1953 and any other classes.
Then it became apparent that my advice to record their goals was founded on research that never took place. However, I discovered another interesting thing when I was researching the validity of the Yale or Harvard study.
Goal setting is an effective ability that directly correlates to success. The people who are consistently successful in setting goals comprise a tiny fraction, comprising about 8 percent of the population, according to numerous research studies. Although we all know we need to set goals, the majority of people have a difficult time achieving them. We blame it on an absence of motivation, resources, or time. But the truth is that the majority of people aren’t able to set clear, motivating goals that can serve as a guide to achieve achievement.
Although it sounds like an ideal idea, goal setting is something that is attainable. If you practice it, everyone will be able to achieve the goals they set for themselves. At first, all you have to do is put in an hour of effort every day. Gradually, you’ll gain an ability to focus and the discipline required to remain focused on the things that need to be done to help you get closer to the final target.