How to Set Goals and Achieve Them: Part 6
This year is my year for change – I have set many goals in the past but have drifted through life letting myself be steered by events and others, feeling powerless to do anything about the situations that have unfolded. Using the tools and tips I’ve shared with you so far I have been turning my life around and am pleased to announce that I am already on my way to achieving three out of three of the goals I set myself for this quarter.
If you haven’t read the previous posts, here they are:
Here’s what I’m using to help me achieve my goals:
1. Use a planner
I highly recommend Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner and if you liked the formulas given you’ll notice that they are based on his formats for creating great goals.
The planner has pages to list your goals, also includes a schedule for you to start and end your day in a way that suits you so you get into a habit of starting right and a wind down period so you get to sleep properly and more. The pages are beautifully laid out so you can organize your day with 3 big tasks and 3 big weekly tasks. Room for notes and minor tasks. Weekly and Quarterly reviews are built into it automatically and so much more. Used properly this planner can help you become more organized and aware of how you are tracking with your big picture as well as the smaller details.
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2. Be Flexible
Don’t be afraid to revise your daily or weekly goals so long as they still keep you moving towards your big goal.
Don’t worry about your “how” so long as you achieve the goal that you set. For example, you might set a goal to stop doing a long commute and you might think you have to do it by making an online business but you might be offered a great opportunity locally.
3. Find Like Minded People
Surround yourself with people who are either already living the kind of life you want so you can learn from them or, as in my case, surround yourself with people who are struggling equally but are also willing to take responsibility for their situation and willing to make positive, dramatic change in their lives.
4. Take Responsibility
Don’t be afraid to take responsibility for your actions or mistakes, they are only that, remember you can’t change the past but you can learn from it and be wiser.
A Few Last Words…
Listen to your inner voice, go with your gut feeling. Be guided by your intuition and trust that everything you need to get you where you want to go is already in place, that when the going gets tough there’ll be a helping hand to get you through – you’re never alone, even if it feels that way now, as you move on your path people or things will come to help you.
Wishing you Success!