While I don’t exactly set new years resolutions, I am a goal oriented, type-A gal. So goal setting is part of my DNA.  I write everything in a notebook/planner that I carry with me everywhere.  Yes, its old-school.  But, I like the tangibility.  I like flipping it open and see what my goals are and assess whether or not I am taking steps towards accomplishing them.  If I’m not, then maybe I need to re-evaluate the goals, my commitment, or the steps.  But either way, having it all right there helps me hold myself accountable.  I set goals for everything in life: kitchen remodels, marathon mile time splits, freelance writing…