It's tempting to go overboard with goal creation. After all, why not set 50 goals so you can have the best life possible in every way? The problem, of course, is that we can't concentrate on doing 50 things at once. We have to prioritize. In fact, in this video, consider why we shouldn't take on more than 2–3 goals at once.
- It's tempting to go overboard with goal creation.…It's like vitamins.…If one's a good idea, wouldn't 50 be even better?…The answer is no, it wouldn't.…When you get excited about goal setting,…you might feel like turning everything into a goal,…so you can have the best life possible in every way.…But we are not Oprah, and the truth is…we can't concentrate on doing 50 things at once.…What happens in that case is that we fall short,…and then we get discouraged,…and then we don't do anything at all.…Instead, we have to prioritize.…
In fact, I'll argue that we shouldn't take on…more than two professional goals at once.…That's because if we truly focus…and move the needle on two big things,…you can see progress and results…in a relatively short period of time.…That creates a virtuous circle of encouragement…that enables us to gain momentum and keep going.…So here's how to decide which things to prioritize.…First, look back at the aspirational timeline…you created in another video.…This is your one-year, five-year,…
- Setting your goals
- How many goals should you have?
- The difference between a goal and a to-do list
- Building systems to help you succeed
- Making success a way of life
- Learning to ignore the unimportant
- Rewarding yourself for success