GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

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

Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

By Alan Zimmerman

You’ve heard the old cliché that says, “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Well, it’s NOT a cliché. Research unequivocally confirms that your attitude is one of the most important … if not THE most important … factor in your success. Read more

A Better Way to Get out of a Rut and Achieve Your Goals

By Chris Helder

When Melbourne author and public speaker Chris Helder’s father died four years ago, little did he know that in the midst of his grief he would come up with a philosophy that he would live by.

Not only did this Eureka moment alter his own belief system, but it also influenced his public speaking subjects and his latest book, Useful Belief. Read more

Enjoying the Journey

By Steve Pavlina

If you work really hard to achieve your goals but don’t enjoy the journey, you’re delaying the essence of life. Committing to your goals doesn’t mean you slave away at work you dislike, celebrating only the destination. A real abiding commitment means that you love what you do each day. You are at least as passionate about the path as you are about the results. If you love the path you’re on, your passion motivates you to keep taking the next step.

But passion alone isn’t enough. Read more

Goal Progress and Happiness

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.

Sometimes things aren’t just moving slowly. They’re not moving at all. What are the effects of lack of progress in our goal pursuit?

Procrastination does more than just undermine performance. It undermines our happiness and satisfaction with life. Why? Read more

Rohn: A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

By Jim Rohn

The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home. The ultimate expression of life is living a good life. Read more

A Technique to Reach Your Goals Faster Without Struggling

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“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and focus on what could go right.” ~Unknown

I used to think that getting to a goal only required tangible action. It was a simple equation:

  • Study hard in high school = getting admission to a good university.
  • Or, diet + exercise = losing weight.

Yet, life is not always that straightforward. It’s not always just about physical action. Read more

How to Set Goals Without Caring About the Outcome

by Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Are you confused between the difference between setting goals and being attached to outcomes? Learn the big difference between these two.

Many people experience confusion regarding the difference between setting goals and letting go of attachment to outcomes. A client and I were discussing being in the moment with her work, rather than stressing about the outcome. “Then how can you set goals for yourself? Everyone sets goals based on the outcome. Why else would you even set goals or try to accomplish anything?” Read more

Ultimate Productive Habits: 8 Simple Practices that will Enable Success and Happiness

By Plash.in

As humans, we like to achieve, striving for bigger and better things. We work towards successful careers, relationships, and optimal health. In order to achieve great things, you need to work hard and develop strong habits.

Why is it that some people are more successful than others? Read more

Top 10 Life Tips For Success And Happiness

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There are certain rules in life that are scientific. Newtons law of physics tells us that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. If you push against something, it will almost certainly push back.

The same can be said about universal energy. What we put out into the universe, will come back to us. This is Karma in it’s most basic form.

The law of attraction is no secret (Mind the pun) and there are certain rules in life that, if followed, will offer you a return on investment that can make your life substantially easier.

We aren’t re-inventing the wheel by telling you these rules, but it seems like sometimes we just need a little reminder to keep us on the right path.

So for the sake of saving time and energy, here’s a list of life tips that will help you be successful in your personal life and in business. Read more