GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

10 Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Goals

By Kelly Fitzpatrick

We always start a new project with the best of intentions, but it’s easy to quickly fall off the wagon. Life gets in the way or we lose that early rush of motivation, and slowly but surely we land back at square one. Whether you want to get more done each day, work out regularly, or shed a few pounds, these small changes will help you hit those major milestones. Read more

Practice Patience to Achieve Your Goals

By Anne Witkavitch

“I am learning the art of patience…it has taken me 49 years to figure out that things don’t always happen on the one year plan.”

I am amazed at how a simple reflection, realized only in the past couple of weeks but emerging in my consciousness over the past few years, has become one of the most significant aha moments of my life. The power of patience, I’ve come to understand, is part of transition, a significant by-product of what we do to transform our lives and ourselves when we know we are on the threshold of change.

This is quite a realization for someone who’s been a less-than-patient type-A since birth. Read more

Changing Your Mindset to Achieve Success

By Dr. Nikki Martinez

How Can I Change My Mindset?

Many of us stunt our growth and stop ourselves from getting what we want by having a fixed mindset. We have that voice in our heads that we listen to that tells us that we can’t do something, that something is impossible, or that we do not have the skills to achieve something. This kind of thinking is simply not true, and it keeps us stuck. We all want things, but to get them, we have to believe in our ability to accomplish the steps it takes to get them. We have to change our thinking from “I can’t” to “of course I can.” What we believe, we can achieve, and we can. It is like the famous saying, “Whether you tell yourself you can, or you tell yourself you can’t, you’re right.” Read more

11 Tips to Actually Complete Your To-Do List

By Garrett Reeve

We are sometimes overwhelmed and stressed by different tasks that all need to be accomplished. Having a To-Do list and planning ahead has proven to be an effective method of accomplishing the different tasks that burden us, as well as keeping an eye on what we need to do and what we have already done.

Most people who use To-Do lists do not accomplish much because they fail to create an effective list.

An effective To-Do list is made up of specific elements, which changes it from a simple list of tasks to accomplish, into a powerful time management tool. Read more

13 Simple Ways To Stick To Your Goals & Be More Productive

By Erica Florentine

I have always found the process of setting goals to be really easy, but if I’m honest with myself I don’t tend to excel at sticking to them. I don’t think I’m alone in this department. If this resonates with you too, you might find these simple ways to stick to your goals as interesting and helpful as I do. As you’ll see, staying on track with goals is just as much about the process of goal setting (doing so in the right way) as it is about the process of achieving them. Read more

Building Your Success Muscles with Discipline

By Steven K. Cload

If you are like most people, one of the biggest reasons you haven’t yet achieved the success you desire is because you are not disciplined. In this age of instant gratification, we are accustomed to getting what we want right NOW. The thought of working diligently on a goal for weeks, months, or even years is a little depressing. Read more

The New GoalsOnTrack Is Coming

After almost two years of development,  we are now pretty close to launching the whole new version of the GoalsOnTrack. It will be a complete makeover with lots of improvements over speed, performance, functionality and features.

In the upcoming version, you will see significant changes and improvements to the current version.

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1. New layout and improved UI

We have complete redesigned the user interface so that it’ll be more visually appealing, and feel more motivating to use.

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The Research-Backed Strategy That Keeps You on the Path to Your Goals

By Samantha Boardman, M.D.

Before his voyage home, Ulysses is warned about the irresistible and deadly call of the Sirens. Countless sailors before him had fallen prey to their seductive song and drowned as a result. Recognizing he won’t be able to control himself in the face of such temptation, Ulysses instructs his men to bind him to the mast of the ship. Read more

How To Be Bold And Realistic When Setting Goals

By Jason Fitzgerald

Goal-setting can be a confusing process for many runners—and for good reason. How do you set a goal that excites you, pushes you to achieve big things and improve as a runner while also being realistic about your abilities? After all, you want to challenge yourself but not set yourself up for failure before you even begin.

Typically, runners choose one of two types of goals: Read more

How to Enjoy the Journey and Stop Getting Ahead of Yourself

By Joseph Wilner

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway

Have you ever noticed that people are always chasing the next thing or focusing on the next phase of life? I must admit that I struggle with this at times myself. I can get ahead of myself and forget to stay patient and present. Hey, when you want to achieve your dreams it can make the prospect of today a little less enchanting.

We are so busy creating our desired future that we completely forget to celebrate and admire today. Read more

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