GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

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

How To Create Time To Achieve Your Goals

By Itunuoluwa Adebo

We all use this excuse, over-flogged and almost downright cliche. “I don’t have time, I haven’t had time”.

Do you ever look at the people you admire and all the amazing things they seem to achieve in the same 24 hours that you have, you can’t help but ask just how did they manage to do it?

Life itself is about goals. Living with a purpose and achieving that purpose with every goal we squash. You could have so many goals, career goals, business goals, family goals, everything you could ever have a goal for. Read more

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.

Do you ever wish you had more time to do everything? Have you had days that were busy but inefficient? Would you like to be highly productive, feel accomplished at the end of each day, with even time to spare?

The following are ten tips to help master your time, excerpted from my book (click on title): “The Seven Keys to Life Success”, and interspersed with thoughtful quotes, many of which from well-known, successful individuals who have (obviously) made good use of their time. Read more

Habits That Will Sink Your Goals This Year

By Gordon Tredgold

As a business coach, I find that the start of the year is always a great time because clients are full of optimism and ready to set bold new goals or create inspiring visions for their futures.

And while I love to help them set these goals, it’s worth noting that University of Scranton research suggests that just 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s goals. That is deflating.

The majority of people fail for the same reasons, and they repeat these same mistakes year after year. Read more

4 Monthly Goals (Or, How to Schedule Your Year)

By Brendon Burchard

What does your calendar reveal about you? If I looked at your schedule next month, is it readily apparent what activities and goals you’ve created to further develop yourself?

You calendar can change your life… if you’ll use those 12 months as a strategic plan for becoming the best you can be. Every month, try setting four kinds of goals: Read more

Accomplish Any Goal by Doing Something Small, Every Day

By Austin Kleon

It takes time to do anything worthwhile, but thankfully, we don’t need it all in one chunk. So this year, forget about the year as a whole. Forget about months and forget about weeks.

Focus on days. Read more

It Might Be Time to Ditch the Backup Plan

By Amy Green M.A., C.C.C.

It certainly seems like a sensible idea: always make a backup plan just in case Plan A doesn’t work out.

However, a current study has backed up what actor Henry Cavill (aka Superman) believes to be true:

“If you have a backup plan, then you’ve already admitted defeat.” Read more

This Is the Number One Thing Holding You Back from Achieving Your Goals

By Praseeda Nair

Goal-setting is the secret of champions, from Olympic athletes to business tycoons, but one commonly used planning strategy maybe set you back more than you know, according to a new study. Read more

5 Tips to Help You Refocus and Achieve Your Goals

By Carol Stewart

We’re halfway through the year and how many of you are still as focused and enthusiastic to achieve the goals that you set yourself back in January?

I suspect there will be many of you who have become discouraged, are doing things half heartedly, or have even abandoned your goals all together.

Why do so many of us do this? Start the year so enthusiastically, with focus and determination, only to find a few months later, the enthusiasm has waned, we’ve lost motivation and we’re still no further forward to what we want to achieve.

If this is you, here are 5 tips to help you put some zest back in your approach so that you can motivate yourself to take the action needed to make the second half of 2016 more productive and successful than it has been so far. Read more

How to Never Give Up on Your Goals & Dreams

By Brad Paul

Those who succeed in achieving their dreams always have one common characteristic. They never give up. This isn’t an attitude that they develop toward the end, it’s a mindset that they establish from the beginning and nurture throughout the process.

Here’s are 18 ways to never give up on your goals and dreams. Read more

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