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Learning how to set goals effectively is something most people simply don't take the time to learn. However, with our free ebook, there is simply no good excuse for failing to achieve your goals.
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Continuing our goal setting discussion, here you'll discover how to break your goals down into small achievable tasks. Earlier in our goal setting guide we covered the importance of identifying your purpose, and also how you should clearly visualize your result or outcome.
The key to successful goal planning is all about breaking things down into bite-sized chunks. Once this is done, you'll have a firmer belief in your ability to achieve your goals.
While it does take additional time to thoughtfully identify the things that need to be done, and in the order they need to be accomplished, doing so will exponentially increase your chances of a successful outcome.
"The best way to reach a goal is by taking action daily, achieving one step at a time."
Earlier we introduced you to our Master Action Plan tool. We explained how you can use this tool to identify the "How much? Of What? and By When?" Assuming you've had some time to internalize the goals you set earlier, now is a great time to go back and fine-tune your action plans.
In the next section, you'll learn the power of applying the Three C process to breaking down your goals.
Once you've identified your goals, the next obvious question is something like, "Okay, now what do I do?" or "How will I ever accomplish something this big?"
The most successful people understand the importance of identify all of the smaller tasks that will need to be achieved in order to reach the ultimate goal.
To help you identify and organize these smaller tasks, we utilize the Three "C" Process, which includes:
By using this simple Three C process, you'll find yourself making greater process in record time. The most importance thing to know about how to set goals for maximum success, is the concept of going after your goals in smaller bite-sized chunks.
- Richard Gorham
The expectation of winning, even though we cannot see how or when, is a tremendous motivator, a wonderful stimulus to effort and a real dynamic force.
Your expectation opens or closes the doors that that are in front of you. If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you - your results will correspond with your expectations.
"There is nothing human beings need quite so much as sweetness and light, as love, friendship, sympathy and unselfish service. These are what make life worth living."
The vast majority of people who fail, anticipate failure - they expect it. Long before they failed, they had a fear of failure, pictured it in their minds, and this fear and mental picturing sapped much of their ability and wasted much of the mental power that if rightly used, would have brought them success.
In learning how to set goals, you must not allow negative images into your minds eye. It will only weaken your chances for victory.
"Hope and determination are mighty factors in the life race."
Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes said that the important thing is not where you stand but the direction in which you are facing. In other words, it is not your environment; not the place from which you start, and not how far you have gone, but which way you face mentally that counts.
If you wish to change your life, start by changing your outlook on life. Next, start learning how to set goals and begin your new journey. Doing so will not only change the direction you face, but it will vastly improve the quality of your final destination.
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