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Keep Resolutions by Getting an Accountability Buddy

Overcome procrastination and keep New Year's resolutions with just a little help from your friends.

By
Stever Robbins
4-minute read
Episode #11

Since it's New Year's, start with your New Year's resolutions. Grab your resolutions list. If you've already burned it in a fit of secret rebellion, rewrite it. For each resolution, choose your measurements. Then grab your friend and start reaching your goals! Make your meetings short, make them simple, make them steady, and you'll be successful. So says Stever. 

In future episodes, we'll explore other ways to beat procrastination. If you want to learn more about Marshall and his many excellent coaching tips, the website has a link to a 20-minute interview where he shares two different "buddy coaching" techniques for improving performance. We also have a link to several suggested measures to get you started with the buddy system.

If you have questions about how to Work Less and Do More, e-mail your question to getitdone@quickanddirtytips.com, go to the Get-It-Done Guy section of www.quickanddirtytips.com. Work Less, Do More, and have a Great Life!

 

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About the Author

Stever Robbins

Stever Robbins is a graduate of W. Edward Deming’s Total Quality Management training program and a Certified Master Trainer Elite of NLP. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Sciences from MIT.