While the classic story of the 1953 Harvard class has been debunked, it is safe to say that the myth teaches a powerful truth. Most people, I would speculate less than 10%, EVER write down goals, and probably less than 5% take the time to regularly review and update their lists.
However, it is also true that among those who become famous or successful, writing and visualizing every day about their goals and ambitions is very common. Dr. Win Wenger believes that the very act of writing about your goals and thoughts will stimulate more development in your brain and will help you achieve your ambitions.
Maybe so. But simply taking out a sheet of paper and scribbling out some general good suggestions for the next couple of years isn’t going to do much. You still have to take decisive action and do things to accomplish your goals. However, taking the time to write them down (by hand, on paper, by the way!) can be an important part of raising your awareness, generating positive energy vibrations, and increasing your self- confidence.
Here is one way you can get started: