Keep your projects on target

Whether pursuing goals related to work or personal life, many people struggle to bring the important ones to completion. This is no trivial matter.

Dr Brian Little, psychology researcher at Carleton University, reckons the best predictor of life satisfaction is project outcome. Or, more precisely, how likely people feel it is they will successfully complete their projects and reach the goals they set for themselves.

Problems in goal attainment

Most of us spend our lives juggling a variety of pursuits. At any given time, each of us has around a hundred different goals, which may be as insignificant as picking up milk on the way home from work or, at the other end of the spectrum, targeting an impact as large as changing the philosophy of the industrial world.

Why is it so hard for some people to finish what they set out to do?

The article was written by:

  • Pat Brans

Article from: CFO

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