Let’s face it. Your new year’s resolution probably had a lifespan much shorter than a year. With a quarter of 2016 already passed, new findings from Linkagoal reveals that to ease your guilt about your forgotten goals, you must go at it with a different approach. Instead of long term goals, the recipe for success is twofold: setting daily, snack sized goals and sharing them with online networks can provide inspiration and motivation.
The latest research determined a few key ingredients for transforming goals into accomplishments. Launched in partnership with YouGov and surveying 1,164 U.S. based respondents, three times as many people feel more empowered tackling several small goals versus taking on a longer term goal. Online networks were also found to be a great source of motivation, with nearly half of those surveyed (48%) feeling more inspired to attempt new goals based on seeing others in their network achieve goals.
Social media is for more than tweeting at your favorite celebrity and sharing cat videos. Social media users – 62% – feel more inclined to stay on track with their goals knowing others can see their progress online. Millennials specifically – 65% – say they feel the most pressure to …read more