WHY YOU SHOULDN'T BOTHER MAKING NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
by Michael Hyatt
ew Year's resolutions are as old as time, but that doesn't mean they're very effective. It only takes a day or two into January before the #resolutionfail hashtag starts trending on social media.
Roughly 200 million Americans make New Year's resolutions at least some of the time, according to research by the University of Scranton. But the same research says most of us are wildly unsuccessful.
Many of us only stick it out a while. A quarter bomb in the first week. A third don't make it past the first month. Fewer than half are still plugging away after six months. Only 8 percent of us are actually successful