GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

3 Reasons to Set Career Goals

by Daniel M. Wood

Goal setting is very important if you are to achieve results in any area of your life; Studies have shown that people who have set goals achieve about 10 times as much as those who do not.

The act of setting goals is very easy; it doesn’t take much time and the benefits by far out way the effort. Read more

10 Positive Habits To Develop

By Zorka Hereford of EssentialLifeSkills.net.

Quite often we get so caught up in day-to-day activities that we get distracted from thinking about and developing little positive habits that could make the difference between having an okay day and an upbeat, positive day.

Some of them may seem so simple and obvious that we don’t even think of implementing them regularly. Read more

Developing the Right Attitude to Support Goal Achievement

by KEVIN EIKENBERRY

Achievers are always looking for ways to become more successful; to reach goals more quickly and with greater assurance. And, for centuries authors have been sharing the factors that help anyone reach their goals.

If you consider achievement and achievers, you hopefully would recognize that one piece of the goal achievement puzzle is attitude.

In most goal achievement writing I’ve seen, attitude is always discussed, often downplayed and typically misunderstood in the entire goal achievement puzzle; three good reasons to explore the ‘right’ attitude! Read more

7 Books You Should Read to Achieve Your Goals

By Omerah Laraba Sanni

Goals, goals, goals. We all have different goals we want to reach. To get a job, to build a house, to find a spouse, to get 3 signed business contracts; these are all goals for different people and they can all become reality before the eyes of the goal-setters.

Fine, maybe you are tired of reading every advice you see about goal-setting and achieving goals but this is perhaps the last goal-setting advice you need. Read more

9 Visualization Techniques that Work Every Time

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I used visualization techniques frequently when I first became interested in the art of hoopdance. I would spend a significant amount of time watching performances of advanced hoopdancers. I would then visualize myself performing the same dance sequences. I did this just as often as I practiced.

Eventually, I would just be playing around with my hoop and my body would spontaneously do the exact same sequences when I was in a “flow” state, without having to consciously think about it. My visualizations became a reality. Read more

Reach Any Goal: How to Strengthen Your Willpower

By Maura Kelly

Get ready to reach your resolutions. No matter what your goal — losing 10 pounds, becoming healthy and fit, or scoring a raise at work — our strategies will help you achieve it.

Turns out that for years, we’ve been going about our resolutions all wrong. That’s because we didn’t really understand what willpower is. It’s not a magical force we summon up only when we’re trying to diet or kick our butts into workout mode. Instead, willpower is something we call on throughout the day, every day, to help us decide between the black pants and the blue ones, for instance, or to try to tune out our cubicle mate’s phone conversation so we can get our work done. “Any act that requires self-control requires willpower,” explains Roy F. Baumeister, PhD, a professor of psychology at Florida State University and a coauthor of Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. Read more

5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick

by Gregory Ciotti

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Sobering words from Aristotle, and an astute reminder that success doesn’t come overnight. On the contrary, it’s discipline that gets you from Point A to the often elusive Point B.

In our day-to-day lives, habits can often be tough to build, as there are plenty of distractions that can lead us off the “straight and narrow” and right back to our old ways. To alleviate some of those troubles we can examine some academic research on motivation, discipline, and habit building, and break down their findings into actionable steps that any aspiring habit-builder can put into place. Read more

Goals - Vision to Reality - A Systematic Approach

by Shaun Ajani

What goals do you have for your life? If you have goals, are they just in your head? Or do you have a methodology to manifest them? There is a systematic process to think of anything you want, and ultimately acquire it. Sounds like magic, doesn’t it? That is because by using a process, the results are so effective that it seems like something out of a fantastic anecdote.

For the beginner, I recommend the following undemanding two-step process: Read more