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The 12 Week Year

by Zuri Mwangi

Are you tired of setting big goals for the new year only to find yourself falling short a few months in? It's a common problem, but fear not! The 12 Week Year plan, based on Brian P. Moran's New York Best Selling book, might just be the solution you've been looking for.

So, what exactly is the 12 Week Year? It's a time management and goal-setting system that breaks the traditional 12-month year into 12-week chunks. Instead of setting goals for an entire year, you set goals for the next 12 weeks and focus on achieving them within that time frame.

The idea behind the 12 Week Year is that by focusing on shorter time horizons, you'll be more likely to take action and make progress towards your goals. It's all about breaking things down into smaller, more manageable chunks and staying laser-focused on what needs to be done.

Here's how the 12 Week Year works:

  1. Set your goals: Identify your most important goals for the next 12 weeks. Be specific and make sure they're achievable within that time frame.

  2. Create a plan: Break your goals down into smaller, actionable steps and create a plan for how you'll achieve them.

  3. Track your progress: Use a tool like a planner or a spreadsheet to track your progress towards your goals. This will help you stay on track and make adjustments as needed.

  4. Review and adjust: At the end of each 12-week period, review your progress and make any necessary adjustments to your plan.

So why should you give the 12 Week Year a try? For starters, it can help you stay focused and avoid the common pitfalls of long-term goal setting. It can also help you build momentum and achieve more in a shorter period of time. And let's be real, who doesn't love the feeling of crossing things off a to-do list?

So if you're ready to ditch the traditional 12-month goal setting approach and try something new, give the 12 Week Year a shot. You might just find that it's the perfect way to stay on track and achieve your goals. Happy planning! Find your 12 Week Year Planner here.


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