Good article on achieving goals. In short:
1.) Plan – create what I cal an action plan and use what I call milestones. Measure accordingly to both.
2.) deal with hiccups. Stay determined
3.) focus on making progress
4.) get help
For more details, read the attached article:
To achieve my goals, I cannot simply go out running like normal. I have to begin by understanding my current status and building a plan that makes room.