The starting point for any goal creation is understanding what's most important to you. What is your future vision of success? And what behaviors or activities can help get you there?
- It's a simple but profound truth:…you can't achieve your goals…if you don't know what they are.…The starting point for any discussion about goal setting…is understanding what's most important to you.…Maybe you know instinctively…it's spending time with your family…or rising to the senior ranks of your company…or living a life of adventure.…Those are great sentiments,…but to make them real and concrete, we have to get specific.…As your first step, write down what your one-year,…five-year, and 10-year vision of success looks like.…
Take five minutes to really give it some thought.…What looks different in your life at those intervals?…What job will you have?…What's your average day like?…What will you spend your time doing?…Where are you living?…What's your family situation?…What are you doing for fun?…Those are the kinds of questions…that can spark some insights about where you want to be…at specific points in the future.…Next, it's time to work backwards from that future vision…and create a skills acquisition list.…
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- 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