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Goal Setting 101

Posted by admin on July 17, 2013

When you were in college, you probably were like most freshmen and took an introductory course, a 100-level course.  I took my share as well.  Likewise, you’ve been introduced to the idea of goal setting previously.  I know and you know, goal setting is important.  We need to set goals to create the kind of life we desire, the results we seek, and the achievements we set forth to accomplish.

People who write down their goals are exponentially more likely to achieve them.  The statistic continues to rise.  The last statistic I heard is that folks who write down their goals are 78% more likely to achieve them.  You’ve heard this.  I’ve recited this for years as well.

So, are your goals written down?  If so, do you know where they are written?  How often do you read and review your goals?  Nearly every personal development expert will suggest goals should be reviewed daily and often the suggestion is morning and at the end of your day.

The last few blogposts have been focused on creating your vision.  What would you like to have your life look like?  If you were to experience abundance, joy, happiness, and peace, what would your life look like?

As Stephen Covey used to say, “Begin with the end in mind.”  Know what you are creating, be clear with your vision, take responsibility for your actions and thoughts, and live the life you desire.

Be sure to post your responses below!  I love to hear from you!

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