GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

17 Goals For a More Organized Life


By Macy Cate Williams

Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don’t forget about your office, too — there are plenty of ways to keep your space neat for the most productive of workdays. Check out all of our resolutions for systematization, and get to organizing! Read more

How to Develop Habits with Greater Ease


By Matt Valentine

It happened again.

You got excited about creating a habit, whether it was exercise, meditation, developing a new skill, or something else altogether, did a bunch of work for a few weeks and it just….didn’t work out. Read more

A Surprising Trick To Be More Productive At Work

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The secret to overcoming psychological fatigue at work could simply be to stay calm. In fact, there’s scientific proof that keeping your composure reaps big benefits in the long run.

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The Best Productivity Tip of Them All


By Karen Burns

It seems we’re all constantly trying to squeeze more activity into less time. We buy ourselves cute timers and trendy apps that promise to boost productivity. We multitask, or we insist that multitasking is a myth. We declutter, turn off our devices, wake up earlier, teach ourselves to say no, slay “energy vampires.” Read more

5 Ways to Run Your Day

By Dr. Christi Hegstad

“I feel like I am constantly putting out fires and never getting anything done!”

This, or some variation therein, is one of the most common frustrations I hear from prospective coaching clients. There’s nothing quite as defeating as working hard, going nonstop, then feeling like you have nothing to show for it. And if others literally have control of your schedule, you can very easily feel powerless in your own work and life. Read more

Don’t Fail Because You Can’t Start: 4 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

By Syed Balkhi

Do you often rush to get things done at the last minute to meet the deadline? Do you want to stop procrastinating so that you can end the frustration of the last minute rush?

If you’re fed up with procrastination, you’re not alone.
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7 Little Habits That Can Change Your Life, and How to Form Them

By Leo Babauta

If you could just pick one or two (or seven) habits to create in the next few months — habits that will have the most impact on your life — what would they be?

I often get asked this question, because people are overwhelmed when it comes to starting positive life changes.

They ask me: what one or two habits should they start with?
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5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.


By Richard Lorenzen

The difference between successful people and everyone else is the way they utilize time. With only so many hours in a day, you need to maximize those hours. The best of the best are up early and getting to work before their peers have rolled out of bed. So, what are the top five habits of successful people before 8 am? Read more

5 Ways to Turn an Unproductive Day Around

By Thanh Pham

The way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest day. Waking up and starting the day productively, most likely results in a productive day. But…start a day with a bad mood and it can spiral out of control and you’ll get nothing done at all.

We’ve all been there.

I used to believe that it was impossible to turn an unproductive day into a productive day until I discovered these 5 techniques. Read more

How to Take Better Breaks to Boost Your Productivity

By Jill Duffy

You’ll never be the best you can be if you aim to be 100 percent productive all the time. It’s impossible for any worker to work nonstop without paying a price, be it a decrease in quality, output, or safety. We all need to take breaks.

Generally, knowledge workers (myself included) are responsible for their own break schedules. It’s up to us to determine when to take a 2-minute break to surf Facebook, or how slowly to stroll down the hall to get a glass of water. Read more

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