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Book of the Week – Your Goal Guide

Let a goal-setting expert guide you to achievement and fulfilling your dreams.

When it comes to setting and keeping track of your goals, things can get a little wonky. Debra Eckerling shares her tips for success in “Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals.” This book makes your life easier by having all the tips and tricks of goal setting in one place. Eckerling, a goal-setting expert and corporate consultant, is eager to share her knowledge with you through her writing.

Learn more about the book from Eckerling:

What is your book about?

“Your Goal Guide” starts with that crucial first step in any goal journey: figuring out what it is you actually want. You can’t get what you want unless you know what that is! “Your Goal Guide” takes readers through my brainstorming and task-based system – The D*E*B Method – in order to set achievable goals and make a plan. DEB stands for Determine Your Mission, Explore Your Options, Brainstorm Your Path.

The second part of “Your Goal Guide” helps readers set themselves and their goals up for success, whether they want to start or build a business, change jobs or careers, become a known expert or achieve work-life balance. “Your Goal Guide” is an easy read, with a fun road trip theme. It includes worksheets, resources and even a Facebook group where you can share your journey and get additional support.

Learn how to:

  1. Figure out what you want.
  2. Make plans to turn goals into reality.
  3. Set yourself up for success.

Why should people read it? Who is the book for?

One of the biggest reasons goals fail is that people tend to overthink or under-think their goals. They don’t pay enough attention to their own wants, needs and passions. The book is designed to help those who are facing change, whether it’s by choice or circumstance, to embrace it and thrive. Through a combination of writing exercises and systems, “Your Goal Guide” takes readers with a process for setting, planning and achieving goals that is stress-free, easy-to-manage and even fun!

Single most important takeaway:

You have the power to change your life. When you choose yourself and take the time to figure out what you want, you are in a much better position to turn those dreams into reality!

Skip to page – 66, Your Motto as Compass

Your motto is a short, snappy version of your mission statement. It’s your title, tagline, or theme. As you embark on your goal journey, your motto will help you stay on track. Use it as a compass, to assess and navigate the opportunities that come your way.

Meet the author

Goal-setting expert Debra Eckerling is the creator of The DEB Method system of goal-setting simplified and author of “Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning, and Achieving Your Goals,” which won the IPPY Silver Medal in Self-Help in 2021. A corporate consultant, workshop leader and panel moderator, Deb is on a mission to change goal-culture in and out of the workplace. She is the host of the #GoalChat Twitter Chat, #GoalChatLive on Facebook and LinkedIn, and The DEB Show podcast. Learn more at, follow @TheDEBMethod on social media, and reach out to

Want to learn more about goal setting? Read Why Goal Setting Can Be Dangerous If You Make These Mistakes.

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