GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

6 Strategies to Maintain Your Willpower

By Nina Zipkin

It isn’t enough to just want to achieve a goal. There are going to be times, when you’re busy, tired or discouraged and you’ll feel like you don’t have it in you to keep going. But you have to fight through those feelings to get over the hump and accomplish everything you set out to do. You need to have the willpower to persevere. Read more

Becoming Grittier: Mindset Changes to Achieve Long-Term Goals

By Nacho Caballero

Grit is the willingness to do whatever is needed to achieve long-term goals. Angela Duckworth at the University of Pennsylvania has been researching how grit correlates with activities like reaching the final rounds of the U.S. National Spelling Bee, or surviving the grueling first summer of training at West Point. She has found that being gritty is a better predictor of success than high IQ or SAT scores.

So, how do we become grittier? Is it even possible? Yes, it’s possible. How do I know this? I don’t, but I’m putting my money on the two techniques that I have used in my grittiest moments: outsourcing the decision to get started, and crafting an epic narrative. Read more

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

How To Accomplish Difficult Goals - Be Persistent Like A Bear

By Yishan Wong

If you want to accomplish difficult goals, achieve things beyond what you’re supposed to do, the way to do so is to be inhumanly persistent.  Persistent like a bear. Read more

5 Super Simple Ways to Build Momentum

By Sam Matla

What is momentum?

I’m going to use the same example that Darren Hardy illustrates in his book The Compound Effect.

Darren writes about a spinning platter. The person pushing the platter has to work hard for the first couple of pushes, but afterwards it’s a lot easier due to the momentum gained. Read more

Consistency Wins the Race

By Todd Smith

After being beaten by Tortoise, Hare reminds himself, “Don’t brag about your lightning pace, for Slow and Steady won the race!”

There’s wisdom for today in this age-old Aesop fable, and today’s lesson is about the power of being consistent when it comes to reaching your goals.

Whether you have committed to eating healthy, to exercising regularly, or to achieving an aggressive sales target, being consistent will play a crucial role in achieving your goals. Read more

The Best Pieces Of Advice To Stay Motivated To Accomplish Your Dreams

By Brandon Lee

Michael Jordan started by throwing one basketball through a hoop. He probably missed a handful of shots before he made his next shot.

Tiger Woods started by watching someone else play golf before he took his first swing. He swung once, and again, and again, and again.

You read a book by starting with the first word.
You run a marathon by taking the first step.

Warren Buffett had to learn how to make $1 before he made $1000, $10,000 before he made $100,000, $1,000,000 before $10,000,000, and $100,000,000 before $1,000,000,000. Read more

Four Tips for How to Become More Consistent

By Charlene Johnson

Being consistent is how we make progress in achieving our goals and having the life we want. Sometimes being consistent can be difficult because we know we want to make progress but have no clue how to set goals and hold ourselves accountable. These 4 tips will start you on your way to setting and achieving any goal you desire. Read more