See that plate? The fact that it is even in my house, much less actually on the bookshelf properly displayed, is thanks to my setting goals for 2014. At the end of last year I decided that I needed to take a hard look at what I wanted to do. I have a big, busy family and way too many interests of my own. I needed to have some priorities. I needed goals. Enter Michael Hyatt’s Best Year Ever program. Introduced last year, it’s a five-day video course on setting and (importantly) actually achieving them. It was the first time I had ever made a list of anything more than resolutions that were put aside by January 15. I ended up setting seven goals for the year. Some of the goals had several parts but it was all tied together. Limiting the number of goals was one of Michael’s points. Too many, and you can’t focus. One thing I didn’t do was share my goals with anyone except Bill. That.. Read More