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BLP #177: Annual Goal Setting

December 18, 2023

In today’s episode, I provide an overview of why annual goals make sense and why I don’t love (or really use) the word “resolution” anymore. I delves into the different types of goals one might consider setting, and share some of the most common goals set in 2023. Finally, I share tips on when and how you might hold your own annual goal setting session.

And specifically related to annual goal setting –> I have had a few requests to open up a few more slots for Planning 2024‘s January Sessions, and based on the numbers who attended December, I think I can add a few more! This will be for the January Sessions only, since December already started (plus the workbooks + recordings, of course) — registration link HERE.

(Please note, I also still have Planning By Season registration open – this is a yearlong experience with 5 seasonal planning sessions + 5 office hours check-ins. See more details on the courses page!)

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  • Reply Kristie December 18, 2023 at 12:42 pm

    Great episode! I thought your framework for coming up with goals was especially helpful. Can’t wait to hear your list next week. I’m going to listen to the Patreon recording to help with mine!

    • Reply Sarah Hart-Unger December 18, 2023 at 1:20 pm

      thanks so much Kristie!!! yes I hope you enjoy the Patreon – the energy of the group was great!!

  • Reply Stacy December 19, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    Loved this episode! Have already started drafting my 2024 goals. One is a “meta-goal” about goal achievement. 🙂 I recently read about an idea to re-write (in long hand!) your annual goals each week. I’ve been doing a practice run and, even though I have a bunch of goals, it only takes me about 10-15 minutes. It helps me remember what I want to accomplish in a way that’s different than just reading the goals. And it allows me to make small “tweaks” to my goals as things change throughout the year. I’m going to try this out in 2024 and add it to my weekly planning. Wish me luck!

    • Reply Sarah Hart-Unger December 20, 2023 at 11:47 am

      very interesting!!! would be fun to use cool pens to change the writing experience each week (different inks etc!)

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