5 Easy step to set goalsDecember 11, 2019
SMARTESTFebruary 6, 2020
Napoleon Hill said, “A Goal is a dream with a
According to the University of Scanton, 92% of
people who set goals never achieve them.
Ask yourself these questions to help you achieve your goals:
- Do you
feel emotionally connected to your goal? Does it speak to your soul? If you are not feeling excited then go back to
the SMARTEST Principles.
- Can you
sit back and imagine yourself already achieving your goal? Ask yourself: “Do I really want to achieve
number would this area be after your goal has been achieved? From 1-10 (10 being the best). If it’s not 8 or higher then go back to your
goal and add, remove, or change the goal to make it higher.
- Are you
overwhelmed with the whole goal?
- If yes, go
back to Milestones and break it down further into small manageable goals.
actions on the Milestones not the whole goal.
- Write done
all excuses, barriers, and fears you could experience due to this goal. For each one execute a plan to remove the
excuse or barrier or fear.
Remember the 80/20 Rule
applies to constraints. Fully 80% of the
reasons that are holding you back from achieving your goal are inside yourself.
They are the lack of a skill, a quality,
or a body of knowledge. Only 20% of the
reasons you are not achieving your goal are on the outside. Always start with yourself.
what the carrot is? Ask yourself why do
I want to achieve this goal? What is the
petrol that is going to fuel me to achieve this goal? Write it down.
- Choose the
goal you want to achieve the most.
to celebrate your successes.
the state of mind you are in when setting the goal. Stop for a moment and feel how this person
feels. Be mindful about this person’s
strengths and the power ‘this person’ has. Remember ‘that person’. Moving forward remember to only make decisions
when you are in ‘that persons’ state of mind. Because you can easily convince yourself not
to do something when you are not in ‘that persons’ state of mind.