1. Six Awesome Reasons to Set GoalsBy Alex Work, YourGoalSetting.comWeve all heard the tangible benefits of goal setting. That it can give us purpose, that ithas the benefit to alter the landscape of our lives. In that spirit here are six moreawesome reasons to love goal setting - and, if you havent already - to consider usinggoals the next time you want to achieve something really cool.1. Its the roadmap for a life you choose to live. It should be radically empowering to beable to look at your life laid out in front of you, at your fingertips. It should be calmingand oddly powerful to be gaze out at what you plan on achieving in the future. Somepeople have crystal balls or psychic lines; you have your goal setting plan.2. Your goals provide you with a resounding sense of focus. When you are in the zone,when you are dedicating your resources and time to something that you care aboutdeeply and acutely, you cant be bothered by distractions and the petty grievances ofday-to-day life. When everything revolves around the couple things you care mostabout, everything else falls to the way-side. This type of laser-like focus is the vessel thatcarries us towards great things.3. It feels pretty darn good. Having purpose, and being on a road towards our dreams,getting ever nearer with each day, feels amazing. Knowing that you doing somethingproductive on a daily basis towards achieving something that means the world to youfills you with hope of that amazing day when you can say, "I did this."4. Achieving things you set out to do inspires you to achieve even greater things. Oncewe set and then methodically destroy those first few goals, we look back and think,"Now, that wasnt so bad." Out of this thought we begin to dream of even bigger andbetter things that we want for ourselves, and even while thinking of these magnificentthings, we know that they are realistic, because we have demonstrated the ability to getthe things we want with a process that works.5. You learn the habit of not waiting. Once you pick up this habit of not waiting to getthings done, of not waiting on anyone else, of not waiting for anything or anyone, youpick up an incredibly powerful skill-self-reliance. Not only do you start depending onyourself for more, you refuse to wait on others to take action for you. You waste lesstime, have less energy for those who would rather see you flounder, and tighten yourgrip on your own fate.6. You quickly learn who has your best interests at heart. Once you get comfortable insharing your goal with your peers, friends and family, youre likely to have your dreamcriticized by a couple people who believe they are doing you a favor by exposing your
2. goal as crazy, pointless or simply dumb. They may do it under the guise of being yourfriend, or doing it for your own good, but what they are doing is exposing an ugly slice ofjealousy or ignorance. Its key that you view these people as what they are - insecure -and not let that little seed of doubt grow in your mind.Can you afford to waste another day not achieving your goals? If not, then you need to ramp upyour goal setting abilities. You can do this today with my custom goal-setting guide,YourGoalBook. Grab your copy today and started living the life you dream of tomorrow. Goalsetting help is right around the corner. You just have to ask.