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#44 Anecdotes – New year resolutions and why they don’t usually work

For this episode, Tim and Vance discussed new year resolutions and why they don’t usually work. We also share some lessons we learned from setting goals and failing. Listen on for more.

Our opening and closing soundtracks are by Joakim Kharud. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or anywhere podcasts are found.



1:00 – Tim and Vance share some thoughts about new year resolutions

4:25 – New year resolutions tend to be too big and we seldom sit down and work out the steps to achieve them

6:10 – Try to integrate an execution plan into our daily schedule so we won’t have the chance to contemplate

11:30 – Vance thinks having an accountability partner can be quite effective in achieving something

12:45 – We’re human after all, we can’t be 100% every day, so any external help can make a huge difference

14:25 – Reiterate the two points: integrate the execution plan of your goal in your daily schedule, and try to get an accountability partner

16:50 – Discussion about Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning

17:20 – “He who has a Why to live for can bear almost any How.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


Important links mentioned

Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search For Meaning


Audio file size: 19.63MB

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