Be clear on your sequence of actions.


Start with writing the goal down as if you have already achieved it—complete it with a celebration date. Then, work the action steps backwards, until you get to where you are now. The result should be an ordered list of actions (in reverse) that you can now place into a forward-moving period.



Sheréa VéJauan is the  author of  the 2020 Goals Journal, as well as several other books and journals. Sheréa resides in Southern California, devoted wife of twenty-eight years to her husband Brian, and mother to their three children, Reginald, Jasmyn and Kennedy. Visit her  at