How Does Gabby Douglas Make it Stick?

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Be inspired this back-to-school season with goal setting tips from Champion gymnast, Gabby Douglas. Learn her study tips and her favorite ways to stay organized.

There's power in writing things down - especially when it comes to tackling complicated subjects. Whether it’s preparing for back-to-school or training for a big game, research has found that you’re 42% more likely to get something done if you write it down.*

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Champion gymnast, Gabby Douglas, knows a thing or two about achieving goals you set out for yourself. To help achieve her goals, she knows how to manage a busy schedule and accomplish all of the tasks on her to-do list. While she was training for gymnastics and studying for all her exams at the same time, she found excellent ways of getting it all done.

Gabby has teamed up with Post-it® Brand on a nationwide media tour to help students make their goals stick as they head back-to-school.

During television and radio interviews nationwide, Gabby inspired the audiences with insights into:

  •     How she sets her goals, her favorite ways to stay organized and how she keeps her goals front and center by writing them down and creating a goal board
  •     Study tips for students that will help them achieve their goals
  •     Advice on how anyone can manage a busy schedule

*Matthews, G. (2007). The impact of commitment, accountability, and written goals on goal achievement. Paper presented at the 87th Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, B.C., and Canada.

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