4 Failure Hacks for Creating Corporate Goals in 2017

Drawing upon several sources from small business to personal goal setting the outlook is bleak in either scenario for keeping or achieving your goals next year. 

According to INC.com “More than 80 percent of the 300 small business owners surveyed in the recent 4th Annual Staples National Small Business Survey said that they don’t keep track of their business goals, and 77 percent have yet to achieve their vision for their company.

  • Americans spent $11 billion in 2008 on self-improvement.
  • 99% fail after attending a seminar. 70% don’t meet goals set at beginning of the year
  •  80 percent of people never set goals for themselves. And of the 20 percent of the population that does set goals, roughly 70 percent fail to achieve the goals they have set for themselves.

A new study finds 73% Of People Who Set Fitness Goals As New Year’s Resolutions Give Them Up.

Whether in the micro and macro world of goal setting failure can be predictable.

However, as we all approach a new year of goal setting I suspect that little attention and effort is given to analyzing goals that failed last year.  It is human and corporate nature to move forward and marginalize the past. 


By embracing the reality of failure, before we set goals as an organization, I predict that strategists could make plans and create winning objectives to better support those next year goals.

To help you embrace the impact of failure from last year and prepare for next year, I have provided 4 failure hacks for creating corporate goals in 2017.

  1. Evaluate
  2. Plan
  3. Pivot
  4. Recalibrate

read more on Hackingfailure.com




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