#2017WritingGoals: Being Responsible for Your Own Success | #amwriting
“Being deliberate is owning the responsibility for your success and planning how you will achieve it.”
I read this in a document I edited this past week. Because I edit the text of online courses for graduate school programs, I see lots of stuff about setting goals, time management, and success in specific professional/academic fields. But this line really stood out to me. Because this is what 2017 and our Writing Goals challenge is all about: being deliberate, taking responsibility for our own success, and planning to achieve it.
So here are the questions we should ask ourselves at the beginning and end of every day:
In the morning, ask yourself:
- In what ways can I deliberately work toward my 2017 Writing Goals today?
- What can I do today to take responsibility for creating my own success?
- What is my plan for today so that I can be deliberate, take responsibility, and be successful?
At the end of the day, ask yourself:
- What did I to today that was a deliberate attempt to reach my short-term and long-term 2017 Writing Goals?
- What did I do today in order to create my own success?
- Did I stick to my plan for today? If not, what can I do tomorrow in order to be successful in meeting my plans and goals?
Have a great writing week!
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