Setting Goals

Setting Goals

 When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.


As this new year begins, the Library can help you adjust your “action steps” to make your resolutions a reality.

Compiled by:
Jane R.


The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, Jim Huling
Adult Nonfiction – 658.4012 Mcc

Unveils the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals.


Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions

John C. Norcross
Adult Nonfiction – 158.1 Nor

Presents an approach to personal improvement that converts scientifically proven techniques into a 90-day plan with five simple steps.


The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul

Danielle LaPorte
Adult Nonfiction – 153.85 Lap

A holistic life-planning tool to revolutionize the way you go after what you want in life.


Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat.

Sarah O’Hagan
Adult Nonfiction – 158.1 Cha

Training program for developing the drive, originality, and fierce attitude to become the best version of you.


Christa Laser
Adult Nonfiction – 158.1 Las

Outlines resources and tips for reaching all types of goals through planning, focusing, setting tasks, and motivating yourself.


The Golden Rules: Finding World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work

Bob Bowman
Adult Nonfiction – 158 Bow

A motivational book about winning in all walks of life—and what you have to do to get there, by the coach of Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps.


Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

Michael S. Hyatt
Adult Nonfiction – 650.1 Hya

A guide equipping readers to live with intention, direction, and passion in every area of life.


The Power to Get Things Done: (Whether You Feel Like It or Not)

Steve Levinson, Chris Cooper
Adult Nonfiction – 158.1 Lev

Teaches you how to consistently turn good intentions into action, so you can be as successful as possible in the work you do.


What Do You Really Want?: How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens

Beverly K. Bachel
Teen Nonfiction – 153.8 Bac

This updated edition of a trusted step-by-step guide that helps teens articulate their goals—by putting them in writing, setting priorities and deadlines, overcoming obstacles, building a support system, using positive self-talk, celebrating successes, and more.


Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals

Michael S. Hyatt
Adult Nonfiction

Shares a powerful, proven, research-driven system for setting and achieving goals.