GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

How to Develop Habits with Greater Ease


By Matt Valentine

It happened again.

You got excited about creating a habit, whether it was exercise, meditation, developing a new skill, or something else altogether, did a bunch of work for a few weeks and it just….didn’t work out. Read more

6 Motivation Road Blocks to Avoid


By Charles Mburugu

To accomplish anything worthwhile in life, motivation is very important. When you are motivated, you are able to stay focused on your goals despite the obstacles along the way. However, there are some motivation killers you need to avoid:

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Art of Self Motivation Despite Failures

By Vivek Bindra

Road to success is through the mountain of failures, even a kid who is learning to walk falls 10 times to take few proper steps. This is the first ever lesson that humanity took from life experiences to succeed, the perseverance to achieve a goal has led to development of human race where we have passed various ages like stone, bronze, iron etc.

Cowering before failure is not the solution when you are looking to do something new, you  just need to find another new reason to stand up and fill new shades in the canvas of life. One who never stops seeking opportunities to fulfill his/her dream ever fails.
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Setting Goals Around Tasks, Not Outcomes


By Oliver Staley

The importance of setting goals is well-established.

Athletes routinely use goals as motivation. Corporate boards set goals for CEOs to create incentives. Scarcely a middle-school assembly or motivational speech goes by without a speaker exhorting the audience to set goals.

But some goals are more effective than others. Read more

Increase Your Desire to Succeed

By Paul J. Meyer

The story of any achiever is one of desire. All success, all achievement that is meaningful, and all success stories begin with desire. Desire grips people with an insatiable appetite for action. If you have sufficient desire to succeed, nothing can stop you from becoming a winner, a leader, or a high performer. Read more

5 Things Successful People Do That Others Don’t

By Grant Cardone

Because I never trusted my talents, my looks or my luck, and I had no connections, I studied what successful people did and tried to mimic that. Then I studied what unsuccessful people did and tried to avoid that.

While there are many things that seem to differentiate those who are successful from those who aren’t, I’ve noticed one simple difference that stands out the most—successful people are often more willing. Read more

Goal Setting: Take Small Steps To Actually Follow Through

By Karen Cordaway

Goal setting can be hard. You might’ve been told to put away money for an emergency, join the gym or go on a new fad diet. If for whatever reason you’d rather listen to fingernails scratching on an old school chalkboard, try to find something that speaks to you and fits your circumstances. Test drive some of the ideas below to goal set for the coming year or whenever you want to set a new goal. Read more

5 Powerful Exercises To Increase Your Mental Strength

By Amy Morin

Psychology often discusses mental health — but what’s not often discussed is a clear definition of mental strength. To me, mental strength means that you regulate your emotions, manage your thoughts, and behave in a positive manner, despite your circumstances. Developing mental strength is about finding the courage to live according to your values and being bold enough to create your own definition of success.

Mental strength involves more than just willpower; it requires hard work and commitment. It’s about establishing healthy habits and choosing to devote your time and energy to self-improvement.
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Idaho Man Encourages Students To Work Toward Goals By Breaking World Record

By KTVB

Learning how to set goals is an important lesson for students. What’s a better demonstration of reaching a goal than breaking a Guinness World Record?

Tuesday, David Rush did just that. Students piled into a room at Lake Hazel Library in Boise to see Rush show off a unique set of skills. Read more

The Secret to Staying Motivated

By Heather Stringer

Have you ever started off well on a new goal such as losing weight or saving more money, only to find that motivation fizzles after a period of time?

Researchers from the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba have discovered one possible explanation: Our source of motivation changes as we make progress toward a goal. Their findings are available online in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Read more

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