By Brian Tracy
Perhaps the greatest single problem that people have today is “time poverty.” Working people have too much to do and too little time for their personal lives. Most people feel overwhelmed with responsibilities and activities, and the harder they work, the further behind they feel. Instead of clearly deciding what you want to do, you continually react to what is happening around you. Pretty soon you lose all sense of control. Read more
“When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.” -Greg Anderson
Are you tired of going through the same old goal-setting routine and then kicking yourself at the end of the year for not following through? Have you ever set goals and then a few weeks later, lost sight of them as the day-to-day “stuff” of life and business got in the way? If this sounds familiar, Read more
By ADAM HARRELL
Everyone sets goals. But, what most people don’t realize is that the type of goals you set can have a major impact on your long term performance.
The most basic type of goal is known as a performance goal. These are goals that are directly correlated to an outcome. You want to get an “A” on that Spanish test, or hit your sales quota.
These goals can be great in the short term, but they also have some downsides. Read more
What separates the high achievers from the also ran’s, the scorers from the mediocre, the successful from the ordinary. The answer greatly lies in the habits practiced by them over and over again so much so that they become intertwined with their personality.
Do you find it difficult sometimes to even achieve your most conservative goals? Have you worked really hard for a goal, burnt the midnight oil and toiled for months over it and still didn’t achieve it. It’s a horrible feeling to have tried and failed, it really sucks but the important takeaway is to know Read more
By HEIDI REEDER
How is it possible to feel incredibly resolved to do something one minute, only to find that your can-do attitude has evaporated by the next day?
It’s a question social scientists have studied for years. They’ve pinpointed four key factors involved in fully committing to something: how rewarding and fulfilling you find an activity; how irksome or painful it may be; how much time, money, energy, effort, care and concern you invest in it; and how you manage choices. Read more
I’m sure that you already realize how important the relationship is between setting goals and achieving success. Many of our readers have told me that they set lots of goals. They like to set big goals, little goals, short-term and long-term goals.
Is that true of you also? Are you a goal oriented person? If so, then you likely have a pretty good understanding of the basics of goal setting. You’ve probably learned to write down what you want to achieve, and the reasons why. You also know about motivation, obstacles and challenges, time lines, a plan of action, visualization and persistence.
So, with all this knowledge at your disposal, let me ask you this… Read more