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2007 -- Setting goals

So are you the "resolution/goal-setting" type? Do you sit down this time of year and work on a list for the coming one?

How do you work these into your GTD system? When you set a goal: "Finish rough draft of short story by January 20," for example, do you put it on your hard calendar, or just break it down to NAs and move forward?

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This is the 3rd recommendation...

This is the 3rd recommendation for Jenny Ditzler's book I've read today. I just ordered it.

A friend and her husband spent every New Year's Eve together, alone, and looked at their last year's goals and what had been achieved, and set goals for the new year. She said it was a quiet, romantic time for them, one they never shared with others.

He died when they were both 44 and she's since remarried, but I've never forgotten that.




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