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1. Complete the past
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2. Believe in possibilities
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3. Find your why
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4. Design your future
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5. Setting personal goals
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Kaitlin Woolley & Ayelet Fischbach; “What Separates Goals We Achieve from Goals We Don’t”; April 2017; Harvard Business Review.
6. Objectives & Key Results
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7. Making it happen
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Joan Chrisler & Angela Barney; “Sizeism is a health hazard”; August 2016; Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society.
Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer; “The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work”; August 2011; Harvard Business Publishing.
Laura Michaelson & Yuko Munakata; “Trust matters: Seeing how an adult treats another person influences preschoolers’ willingness to delay gratification”; January 2016; Developmental Science Journal.
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Amir Bhide; “Origin and Evolution of New Businesses”; October 2003; Oxford University Press
8. Manage your time
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Katherine Milkman, Julia Minson & Kevin Volpp; “Holding the Hunger Games Hostage at the Gym: An Evaluation of Temptation Bundling”; November 2013; Management Science Journal.