We’ve all been through experiences when we felt like we were dragging through the mud. After all the work we put in, we lose steam if we see no payoffs from our efforts. It’s natural to feel this way - progress is fundamental to human nature.

Not seeing any obvious markers of progress, however, is a sign that there must be a shift in attitude and strategy. If we’re serious about achieving results and making consistent progress in life, we need to set clear targets and track of our performance

A key aspect of tracking progress is choosing the right ways to measure it. Using the right parameters to measure our performance is essential to staying motivated. In this post, I outline five different methods you can use to evaluate your progress.