A Tip on Goal Setting: Goals Exercise

Here’s an exercise that you can do once you’ve covered the first important stages in setting goals. If you’re already in the stage where you’re already starting to do the first few tasks that you’ve scheduled, then this exercise is perfect for you and you should try it as soon as possible.

A Tip on Goal Setting: Goals Exercise

Basically, what you want to do is to say your goal out loud. Say it like a chant but you don’t have to say it with rhythm although if you prefer it that way, do so. When you say your goal, say it while thinking of the reason why you’re achieving goals as well as the determination that you will indeed make this happen. When do you say this? You can do this at the start of your day or any time you feel like your life goals are becoming farther and farther away from getting conquered.

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A Tip on Goal Setting: Goals

A Tip on Goal Setting: Goals

The main thing that you want to do when you want to start achieving goals is to set a goal. That is, you need to first identify what you want to aim for. Depending on your preferences it can be a personal goal, a life goal, or a career goal.

What is a personal goal? Basically it’s one that you want personally and it’s largely selfish. Buying your own car would be an example. A life goal on the other hand is one that you’ve always dreamed of having or having done in the course of your life. As for career goals, these are goals that are mainly career based. That is, it can be learning a new skill that will help in boosting up your career or getting to a certain position in your profession of choice.

Now, whichever type of goal it is, what you want to do when you set goals is to make it specific. Make sure all the tiny little details are there so that achieving it will be easier. A specific goal is clear and easier to plan out for compared to a broad one.

Good luck setting goals! 😉

Mistakes in Goal Setting: Forgive Yourself

Recently made a mistake in your journey to achieving goals? Here’s something that you can do that will surely help you get back on your feet and succeed in achieving your set goals.

Mistakes in Goal Setting: Forgive Yourself

For every mistake you make, surely you blame yourself, even just a little bit, for doing something you shouldn’t have. Now, even though it’s just a little bit of blame, that still has a lot of effect on your confidence. To avoid this from affecting you gravely, forgive yourself. Tell yourself that’s absolutely alright to have made a mistake. Everything will turn out alright in the end. You can fix it. Also, just treat this situation as a learning experience. After all, the only way you can totally avoid mistakes in goal setting is to experience it firsthand.

A Tip on Goal Setting: Problems

When you are actively achieving goals and you encounter numerous problems along the way, don’t lose hope right away. Having problems doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going the wrong way. It just means that your set goals are particularly difficult to complete. Another reason could be that you need to review your master plan to see if you made a mistake somewhere or that something needs to be changed so that these problems can be prevented from happening again.

A Tip on Goal Setting: Problems

Now, when you deal with problems, try to look at it in a positive manner. Treat it as a learning experience and always remember that in order to avoid mistakes, you have to experience it first.

More tips on goal setting on the next post!

Goal Setting for Personal Goals

If you work in an office, you’ve probably encountered goal setting. You might have come across it during training or your boss has mentioned it several times. Now this organizational goal setting strategy can also be applied in your personal life.

Goal Setting for Personal Goals

The goal that is often mentioned in this type of strategy is one that you’ll want to accomplish in 1 to about three years. That’s a big goal to set, right? It is but there is a way to achieving goals like this in a more realistic manner. The key here is to break it down into smaller tasks Once you achieve one, you’ll be some percent closer to achieving the whole thing. Now if this were in the workplace, your boss would assign different tasks to the people in charge of a certain task that will help in achieving the overall goal of your company.

Check out the article on this topic in the Goal Setting Workshop blog for a more in depth explanation on how you’ll apply this to your personal goals.

Troubles in Setting Goals

What do you do if you realize that the you no longer want to pursue your current set goals? Do you really stop? Maybe. First of all, you need to stop whatever you’re doing and self reflect. Why do you need to do this? The reason is so that you will find out your true feelings and if what you’re feeling is indeed what you want to happen.

Troubles in Setting Goals

Basically, during the self reflection, what you want to find out are your feelings and what you really want to happen with your life. So, ask yourself the appropriate questions. Then, write them down on paper so that you can conduct a proper review. Then, write down several reasons why achieving goals, your current goals, is not what you want to do right now. Also, write down what will happen if you stop. Essentially pros and cons.

Once you’re done with that, the next step is to thoroughly examine the items you’ve written. If you feel that stopping seems to be better, then hold on to that decision for a while. Consult a friend and ask if your current life goals are worth the wait or worth ending right now. If you get a yes, then perhaps it’s right to stop. If not, and you feel the same, then don’t stop and just focus on giving yourself motivation to keep pushing forward.

Troubles in Setting Goals

What do you do if you realize that the you no longer want to pursue your current set goals? Do you really stop? Maybe. First of all, you need to stop whatever you’re doing and self reflect. Why do you need to do this? The reason is so that you will find out your true feelings and if what you’re feeling is indeed what you want to happen.

Troubles in Setting Goals

Basically, during the self reflection, what you want to find out are your feelings and what you really want to happen with your life. So, ask yourself the appropriate questions. Then, write them down on paper so that you can conduct a proper review. Then, write down several reasons why achieving goals, your current goals, is not what you want to do right now. Also, write down what will happen if you stop. Essentially pros and cons.

Once you’re done with that, the next step is to thoroughly examine the items you’ve written. If you feel that stopping seems to be better, then hold on to that decision for a while. Consult a friend and ask if your current life goals are worth the wait or worth ending right now. If you get a yes, then perhaps it’s right to stop. If not, and you feel the same, then don’t stop and just focus on giving yourself motivation to keep pushing forward.