What are your goal setting strategies? In this presentation, learn the core principles of S.M.A.R.T. goals and 20 different tips on how to get what you want from life.
Goal Setting Strategies Goal Setting Strategies
That Really WorkThat Really Work
We all have important We all have important milestonesmilestones
we’d like to reach. we’d like to reach.
The value of The value of goal settinggoal setting is to take an is to take an unclearunclear ideaidea......
… … and turn it intoand turn it into realityreality..
The trick is to The trick is to create a plan create a plan and and commitcommit to it. to it.
Specific goals answer your six “W” questions: Specific goals answer your six “W” questions: whowho, , whatwhat, , wherewhere, ,
whenwhen, , whichwhich and and whywhy..
FocusFocus right and you can do amazing
The wordingwording of a goal is especially
Create Create measurable goalsmeasurable goals to make it easy to determine if to make it easy to determine if
you have progressed from point A to point B.you have progressed from point A to point B.
Measurable goals help you figure out when you're Measurable goals help you figure out when you're headed in theheaded in the right direction right direction and when you're not.and when you're not.
Look at your current life and set an objective that Look at your current life and set an objective that seems just seems just slightly beyond your slightly beyond your
That way, even That way, even if you fail, if you fail,
you you still still accomplish accomplish
somethingsomething of of significance.significance.
Take time to Take time to reflect on what truly reflect on what truly mattersmatters so you can create milestones so you can create milestones
that focus on leading a balanced life.that focus on leading a balanced life.
When you When you focusfocus on the wrong things, you might on the wrong things, you might lose your lose your motivationmotivation to achieve a goal. to achieve a goal.
Everything can be turned into a Everything can be turned into a step-by-step project step-by-step project
that's chunked down into small steps.that's chunked down into small steps.
Success Success comes down comes down
to the to the choiceschoices
you make you make every day.every day.
Schedule timeSchedule time every day to work on goals. every day to work on goals.
How long you spend on a goal depends How long you spend on a goal depends on the on the time that’s requiredtime that’s required ..
Create a schedule where you Create a schedule where you do the do the same activitysame activity at at
the the same time every daysame time every day ..
The key to achieving a goal is The key to achieving a goal is consistencyconsistency. . Track your goals on a daily basis.Track your goals on a daily basis.
Identify tasks that have the Identify tasks that have the biggest biggest impactimpact on your life and do them on your life and do them
thethe moment you wake upmoment you wake up ..
The more routine a goal becomes, the more The more routine a goal becomes, the more you’ll do it on a you’ll do it on a consistent basisconsistent basis . .
Commit to Commit to practicing positive habits practicing positive habits
every day.every day.
It’s your It’s your habitshabits that will make or break that will make or break your goal achievement efforts.your goal achievement efforts.
Consider your personal Consider your personal obligationsobligations when identifying your when identifying your
major goals and planning your projects and tasks.major goals and planning your projects and tasks.
We all experience interruptions and setbacks. We all experience interruptions and setbacks. How you handle them How you handle them makes a big differencemakes a big difference..
Writing down goalsWriting down goals is one of the best is one of the best strategies for successfully achieving a goal.strategies for successfully achieving a goal.
It embeds it into your It embeds it into your subconscious mindsubconscious mind and and stores it in your stores it in your long-term memorylong-term memory..
Create a life listCreate a life list to define to define your inner values and the specific goals your inner values and the specific goals
you’d like to achieve in the future.you’d like to achieve in the future.
Don’t censor yourself.Don’t censor yourself. Allow your subconscious mind to identify the Allow your subconscious mind to identify the
important things in your life.important things in your life.
Treat each goal like a business Treat each goal like a business planplan instead of a mandatory milestone instead of a mandatory milestone
you need to reach.you need to reach.
Your goals are a Your goals are a projection of what you’d like to achieve projection of what you’d like to achieve
in a certain time frame.in a certain time frame.
Take the time toTake the time to examine your goals regularlyexamine your goals regularly to see what strategies work and what doesn't.to see what strategies work and what doesn't.
Prioritize them in order of urgency Prioritize them in order of urgency so you’ll know where to focus your efforts so you’ll know where to focus your efforts
when pressed for timewhen pressed for time
The key to successful goal achievement is The key to successful goal achievement is turning your goals into projects.turning your goals into projects.
Project listsProject lists clarify what needs to be clarify what needs to be accomplished, while your accomplished, while your daily actionsdaily actions
determine your success at achieving a goal.determine your success at achieving a goal.
Mind maps are a powerful toolMind maps are a powerful tool for planning, organizing, and for planning, organizing, and
communicating a long-term goal.communicating a long-term goal.
An important part of mind mapping isAn important part of mind mapping is identifying the challengesidentifying the challenges
that might hinder your completion of a goal.that might hinder your completion of a goal.
Avoid creating goals simply Avoid creating goals simply because they because they sound good on paper.sound good on paper.
Goals must be Goals must be consistent with your long-term plans consistent with your long-term plans
and what’s really important.and what’s really important.
Take time to Take time to think about the fearsthink about the fears
that hold you back from going after a goal. that hold you back from going after a goal.
It’s not hard to It’s not hard to overcome a fearovercome a fear once you’ve once you’ve clearly identified why you feel a certain way.clearly identified why you feel a certain way.
Getting rid of distractions Getting rid of distractions is just as important as creating an action plan.is just as important as creating an action plan.
Learn how to Learn how to say “no”say “no” when something doesn’t when something doesn’t align with your goals.align with your goals.
Other people can helpOther people can help during the times when during the times when
you’re not feeling motivated. you’re not feeling motivated.
The more The more encouragement you get from othersencouragement you get from others , , the more success you’ll have with a goal. the more success you’ll have with a goal.
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