Life As Art

Part 3: Coaching Notes for Accomplishing Your Goals

Execution: It takes weekly planning.

Successful execution of your goals is all about daily and weekly habits and activities. Time management research hails the power of weekly planning. If you want to achieve your 3 Stretch Goals, you also have to make sure the rest of your life—work and personal responsibilities—are being accomplished. If not, you will never have the time and energy to achieve your stretch goals.


Create a 1-hour ritual at the beginning of each week to review and plan your week. Some people like early Monday morning, others like Sunday evening, and still others like Friday afternoon to plan the next week, while everything is fresh in their mind.