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


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

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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.


Big Dreams, Daily Joys: Set Goals, Get Things Done, Make Time for What Matters

Elise Blaha Cripe
Adult Nonfiction - 158.1 Cri

Big Dreams, Daily Joys is an empowering guide to establishing healthy productivity habits so that it’s easy (and fun!) to accomplish your long-term goals. In these pages, you’ll find practical advice, simple techniques, and inspiring exercises for tackling projects big and small, with entries on: overcoming procrastination; building productivity habits into your daily routine ; making space for creativity ; saying “Yes” to the right opportunities--and “No” to the wrong ones.

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.


Draw Your Big Idea: The Ultimate Creativity Tool for Turning Thoughts Into Action and Dreams Into Reality

Nora Herting
Adult Nonfiction - 741.2 Her

In this increasingly visual age, images speak louder than words. Studies show that images also help people think. Visual note-taking such as doodling increases memory retention rates by nearly 30 percent, and opens creative pathways, strengthens focus, and inspires self-expression...Draw Your Big Idea presents their sought-after guidance and more than 150 drawing exercises tailored to brainstorming, refining, and executing ideas in the home, design studio, and office. With this workbook, readers will learn to beat creative block for good!

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.


Goals: The Philosophy and Science of Achieving Your Dreams

Christa Laser
Adult Nonfiction - 158.1 Las

You can achieve your goals every year with sufficient planning by knowing yourself, focusing on your dreams, and giving yourself clearly-defined, achievable, and measurable tasks. This book will help you dream, will give you resources and tips for reaching all types of goals, will summarize the relevant scientific literature, and will help you learn to motivate yourself.

I Could do Anything if I Only Knew What it Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It

Barbara Sher
Adult Nonfiction - 158.1 She

Explains how readers can realize their dreams, conquer inner conflicts, and create goals based on their own true desires.

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.


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.