Making new year’s resolutions? Set yourself up for success with our top tips

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Whether it’s finding a new job or getting a payrise, if you want to achieve your goals in 2014 it’s all about preparation (Making new year’s resolutions? A survey out last month from Psychologies magazine revealed that 71% of us had already determined our new year’s resolutions by the first week of November, yet only 11% believed that they would stick to the changes they are planning. While nearly a third of the respondents said that they’ve made new year’s resolutions in the past, 68% admitted to abandoning their plans in January.

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

Success is a mindset that begets motivation and action. Resolutions are inception–the vision of a goal which provides inspiration. Start your 2014 with success in mind and let that compass guide your turns.

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at, as well as his personal blog at He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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