8/16/2013

Ambiguous goals such as "I want a new job" are doomed to fail, as are overambitious ones, Amanda Augustine writes. "Break your goal into smaller, more digestible milestones. Make a list of the activities, tasks and deadlines associated with each milestone. By dividing your goal into more manageable chunks of work, you're less likely to get overwhelmed and discouraged," she writes.

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