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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Apr 13, 2021

Goals Integrated Into Your Calendar

One of the most important things in achieving goals is actually putting those goals in front of you so you can keep them front of mind.

Most people that use the Google Calendar may not have noticed an option for creating an event called Goals.

Google’s developers felt that if you treated goals like calendar events, you’d have a higher chance of achieving them.

Unlike standard events that get added to the calendar, goals are managed to avoid time conflicts and can be kept on the schedule so you eventually can mark it as done.

The Goals feature will only appear when you are using the Calendar mobile app, but once it’s on your calendar, it will bug you on your computer and your smartphone.

You can now have your calendar nag you to accomplish tasks that you aren’t all that motivated to complete on your own via the calendar you use every day already.

If you’re interested in experimenting with this feature, here are the instructions: