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Go for the Goal

15 New Year's resolutions that are challenging, constructive and attainable. Really.

This story appears in the December 1998 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

New Year's resolutions about losing weight or organizing the garage may not last more than a few weeks, but it's possible to start the year with plans for your business that will persist for a full 12 months--or even longer.

But like the often-repeated resolution of an out-of-shape person that this year will be different, resolutions for a business go nowhere if they entail recreating reality. Resolutions that push for incremental progress or for simple clarity of thought are the ones that stick, say successful entrepreneurs and business advisors.

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