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Goals are powerful

Watch Yvette Ankrah explain goal setting.

What is it about goals that make them so powerful? In this video, Yvette will discuss the studies that have been done to show that if you set goals and have a system in place to achieve them, you achieve more in your life and at work.

Many of these studies have been done on students and Zimmerman, in 2008, did a review of them all. He found that students who were taught how to set goals and who were shown a system of time management, were able to do more and were more successful.

Setting goals ensures that you are more productive and thus more successful. Goals can also increase your confidence and can give you a real sense of purpose that will likely become extremely energising.

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