Committing to New Year’s Resolutions

Connie Ragen Green
12 min readJan 2
Connie Ragen Green — Committing to New Year’s Resolutions

Creating and Committing to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Millions of people will create a New Year’s resolution to pursue at the end of this year, or the beginning of the next. They’ll set goals and be excited at the thought of a fresh start. The thought of committing to new year’s resolutions can be exhilarating!

But committing to New Year’s Resolutions and following through with them successfully takes more than writing something down.

But then comes crunch time when a commitment is needed to put those resolutions into play and this is where most people fail. A commitment is simply honoring the promises you make to yourself.

It’s easier to achieve your resolutions when you break your goals down by category and then implement a strategy for each one, rather than just throw some wishful thinking out into the universe and hoping it comes true.

If you’re serious about changing your life and achieving certain goals, then you’ll want to learn how to make strategic resolutions that help ensure your success. Then have a plan that helps you commit to making it work. Committing to new year’s resolutions is the exact place to start…

Set a Goal for Success and Commit to Your Resolution

This is one of the number one areas that people create resolutions for. Everyone wants to be a success and there’s something about the coming of a new year that can heighten the determination to make that happen.

Along with determination, you have to know how to make that success a reality. Many people equate success with a dollar figure or a certain lifestyle. If that’s how you think of it, then the first step is to get real and stop sugar coating what your life is really like at the moment.

For example, if being successful is your goal, one of your resolutions might be to make more money. However, if you have trouble holding down a job or making money or following through on any of your plans, then you’re not facing the truth.

What you need to do to commit to a success resolution is to scale your goal down to a specific target. It’s a lot harder to stick to a “be a success” resolution than it is to “make an extra $20,000 this…

Connie Ragen Green

Online marketing strategist, author, speaker, and publisher working with entrepreneurs on six continents.