83: Are You Winning at Goal Setting? with Andrea Owen


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It’s time to start planning for 2020. In this episode, Andrea Owen interviews me about my book Winning Resolutions: Achieve Your Biggest Goals and Wildest Dreams Once and For All. We talk about how to plan for resolutions success, what to do if you stumble, and how you can structure your environment for resolution success. This interview first appeared on Andrea's excellent podcast Your Kick Ass Life.

Episode 83 Show Notes [00:00] Welcome and Intro [3:30] Andrea Owen interviews Keith

Andrea is author of How to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t: 14 Habits that Are Holding You Back from Happiness. She is a life coach based on North Carolina and hosts the Your Kick-Ass Life Podcast. She previously appeared on the My Instruction Manual podcast in episode 13 and episode 56.

In this conversation, Keith and Andrea discuss:

  • Why we put so much pressure on ourselves at the start of a new year and how shame comes into play
  • Keith’s take on the “New Year, New You” mentality
  • The biggest mistake people make when creating a goal or resolution. Plus, some science-based strategies for achieving your biggest, baddest goals
  • How an accountability partner can help you with goals and the science behind finding the right accountability partner
  • Some ways to get back on track if you lose sight or abandon a goal, hint: think ahead!
  • Taking control of your environment and some ways to structure your environment for goal success
  • Gretchen Rubin's The Four Tendencies
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