7 Golden Principles To Setting Your Goals
Imagine going to the airport to board a plane without having a destination. You go to the ticket sales counter to request for a ticket, and when asked, “Where to?” you say, “I don’t know” . Living your life without goals is not just time wasting but life wasting! Unless you are truly clear about where you want to get to, the chances are that you won’t get anywhere. Without well defined goals you lack the motivation to carry on working hard at what you’re doing, and you will rarely experience a sense of achievement. What is a goal? A goal is the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it. When you are goal-directed, you are considered as a person with purpose. Have you ever thought about what you want to achieve this year, next year or in five to ten year from now? If you want to succeed in anything, you need to set goals. Without goals, you lack direction and focus in life. And without direction and focus, you are bound to fail! Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your dream into reality. Here are the 7 top golden principles of goal setting, knowing them, will allow you formulate your goals in ways you can easily accomplish them. 1. Set self-motivating goals The first step to setting goals is setting goals that motivate you, goals that are truly important to you, and that there is value in achieving them. Remember, motivation is key to achieving goals. 2. Set written goals When you write your goals down, you literally make them real and doable. When you write them, you won’t have to forget your goals; you can easily refer to them as much as you want, as a reminder and also for amendment. Get a good book (Goal-book) and write your goals for this year (and years to come) in it. 3. Set clear goals You goals must be clear and well defined. They must be relevant, measurable (having a timeframe) and possible to attain. To have a reasonably clear goal, it must also have a deadline attached to it. With your goal clear enough, you are bound to achieve great success results. Mr. Motivator’s Articles Collection Vol.1 http://facebook.com/kaysuccess1 Page 31 http://tinyurl.com/TopMotives 4. Set action-packed goals When you set your goals, don’t just focus totally on the outcome alone, also put your goals to action by planning all the steps needed along the way too. Set your goals and act on each one, step by step. 5. Set mentor-monitoring goals Successful people set goals and allow their mentor to monitor their progress to achieving those goals. Set your goals and allow someone you respect to give you the necessary encouraging push you need to achieve your goal. 6. Set categorized goals In one simple and straight forward sentence, state and write down your personal goal(s) for each month in this year, categorized in each of these 7 main areas of life: Physical, Wealth, Health, Intellect, Career, Relationship, and Spiritual. (P.W.H.I.C.R.S) 7. Set rewardable goals Finally, when your set goal is eventually achieved, reward yourself for it. It doesn’t matter how small what it is you get for yourself; it may be a new book, a new handbag, or even a new set of fashion accessories. Just reward yourself with something that will make you feel motivated to move to the next point on your goal list. In closing, did you know that according to latest statistics only 12% of people who set goals actually achieve them? The truth is that goal setting works only for a chosen few who aren’t lazy to act on their goals. Successful people are wise goal setters. They set their goals before they embark on their success journey. Will you be among the lazy 88% who won’t achieve their goals this year? It’s up to you to decide that, no one else can but you! Start each year with the thought of totally achieving all you plan to achieve. Remember, though Rome was not built in a day, some parts of it were! Step by step leads the way through! Gear up, sit up, think positive and stand strong, for you can achieve all your set goals! As a little way of saying thank you for reading this, get this bestselling ebook: “GOALS! How to get everything you want faster than you ever thought possible!” by award winning author and keynote speaker, Brain Tracy. You can download it for FREE @ http://goo.gl/OGdMC Till next time, set your goals, achieve them and remain super success-full.
Till next time. Remain success-full.
Article written By Kay Success (Mr Motivator)