When you send in a resume for a job, honesty is the best policy. But creating a fake resume for yourself can be a good blueprint for what you want to accomplish in the next year.
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Create a fake resume with future accomplishments on it that you want to achieve. From there, you can work your way back and figure out how to get to that point in your career. That "fake" resume holds you accountable for your goals. Obviously don't send out the resume like that!
Even if you're not on the job search right now, it never hurts to revisit your goals. Hit the link for ideas on how to "lie" on your resume as a motivator.
The Only Time It's OK to Lie on Your Resume [The Muse]