How to Stick to Your Goals and Stay Motivated Have you ever been working your way toward a goal that you really wanted to achieve, only to suddenly lose your way? How does that happen? When you're working toward a goal, it's not enough to simply want it. Even if it's the attainment of your… Continue reading Stick With It!!
What's Stopping You from Setting Goals? Do you have a goal that you want to achieve but something is standing in the way? I have lots of goals..and let me be honest here, 9 times out of 10 the biggest thing standing in my way is ME. If you've found that you're the biggest thing… Continue reading Get Out Of Your Own Way
4 Surefire Ways to Fail at Reaching Your Goals Napoleon Hill said, 'A goal is a dream with a deadline.' Are you great at dreaming but not so good at attaining your goals? I could dream up business ideas and strategy for days. I literally have 100s of URLs and journals filled with the next… Continue reading Failure Sucks, Dude
To tha Tick Tock You Don't Stop. Yes, that was a Color Me Bad reference. Stop hating. Two weeks ago we talked about S.M.A.R.T goal planning; Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented (or Achievable), Realistic, and Timely. The last is probably the most important. Your goals need a time frame because without one, you can easily spin your… Continue reading Creating Time Frames + Being flexible in Goal Setting
You can make anything happen if you know how to set goals, but they need to be realistic. This might seem like a contradiction - sort of like saying dream big but not too big. Not what I'm getting at. When we talk about goals, being realistic simply means looking at the big picture. You can… Continue reading Dream + Hustle
How do you achieve your the big, fat, juicy goals in your life? Just like you can't cram a big, fat, juicy burger (or apple if you're vegan) in your mouth in one bite, you break your BFJ goals up into smaller goals that are easier to reach. How do you reach these smaller goals?… Continue reading Keep it Real: Goal Planning and Taking Action
Staying on Track with Your Goals: How to Measure Your Progress In the corporate world, uttering the word "metrics" can invoke some not so pleasant feelings. Typically they're applied to a financial or performance outcome. If you're ex-corporate and the word metrics makes you break out in a sweat, fumble for a Xanax, hold up. Kick back… Continue reading Learning to Love Metrics
Ever heard the expression the devil's in the details? Yeah. I have no idea what that really means, but in goal planning in order to be achievable, goals must be specific. How can you reach a goal when you're not sure exactly what it is? Goals need to be clear and as detailed as possible.… Continue reading The Dirty Details in Goal Setting
You can do just about anything if you know how to set goals, but most of us don't. It takes quite a bit of planning and if you're not a planner, it can be tough. That's why we have the SMART method for setting goals. A SMART goal is one that is: Specific Measurable Action-oriented… Continue reading Lets go, Smarty Pants.
Resolutions set you up for failure. Every year you may resolve to lose 20lbs, but unless you have a plan on getting there, you're just going to feel guilty about breaking your resolution. Screw Resolutions, Set Goals. <~~~ Tweet that. Goal setting is crucial for getting what you want out of your business (and life).… Continue reading Resolutions Suck. Goal Setting is Awesome.