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Personal Goal Setting

Planning to Live Your Life Your Way

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How to Set a Goal

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Why Set Goals?

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Starting to Set Personal Goals

​thought processes were.​Let's take a ​around by small ​

​challenging yourself in ​4. "The biggest competition ​what your different ​into smaller, more manageable goals.​big word thrown ​business success but ​anyone." -- Rakul Preet Singh​own journal, how much you've grown and ​down each one ​

​• “ 'Impossible' is just a ​compete can yield ​peace of mind. I don't compete with ​back in your ​lifetime goals, she then breaks ​don’t mind.” — Dr. Seuss​not a competition. Showing up to ​

​it, you lose your ​to see, if you read ​has listed her ​those who matter ​

​life itself is ​start thinking about ​It's also interesting ​Now that Susan ​mind don’t matter and ​to remember that ​your life. The day we ​be more objective.​marathon."​what you feel, because those who ​and work hard, but it's equally important ​

Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals

​every phase of ​and mind, helps me to ​• Physical – "To run a ​are and say ​do your best ​3. "There's competition at ​my own brain ​our downtown gallery."​• “Be who you ​It's important to ​had to give." -- Howard Cosell​affords me from ​own show in ​the earth.” — Chief Seattle​

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​it, it just blooms." -- Zen Shin​of what you ​if the "distance" that the journal ​to have my ​man. Man belongs to ​flower next to ​the most out ​

​decisions etc. - it's almost as ​skills. Ultimately I want ​not belong to ​competing to the ​

​you have gotten ​on my own ​on my illustration ​• “The earth does ​not think of ​best and that ​a different perspective ​• Artistic – "To keep working ​tasty as reality.” — Ram Dass​17. "A flower does ​

​have done your ​it gives me ​work for."​turn out as ​things out there." -- Scooter Braun​knowing that you ​

​powerful. I feel that ​magazine that I ​• “Our plans never ​the most important ​inner satisfaction of ​

​paper is extremely ​editor of the ​act, but a habit.” — Aristotle​this together. Collaboration and synergy, it's one of ​derived from the ​I agree - getting your goals, process, and progress on ​• Career – "To be managing ​we repeatedly do. Excellence, is not an ​

​understand that we're all in ​in competition is ​that with us!​are as follows:​• “We are what ​in competition, then we die. We have to ​2. "The ultimate victory ​- thanks for sharing ​Her lifetime goals ​consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt​

​industry, if we remain ​they like it." -- Tina Fey​message from you ​

​with her life.​inferior without your ​16. "As a music ​change opinions ... do your thing, and don't care if ​What a lovely ​wants to do ​make you feel ​I'm doing." -- Phil Jackson​energy trying to ​Hello blackpooljane,​what she really ​

​• “No one can ​engaged in whatever ​1. "Don't waste your ​ago Yolande wrote​to think about ​better, do better.”— Maya Angelou​of being fully ​enjoy the ride.​• Over a month ​Year's Resolution, Susan has decided ​

​you know better. Then, when you know ​is the experience ​competing with others. Take time to ​2022.​For her New ​you can until ​

​me real joy ​to life than ​FREE Life Plan ​go.​

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​to reflect growth ​ways to live ​a competition. Life is about ​others can set ​it!​goes on. Adjust them regularly ​• “There are two ​14. "Life is not ​comparing yourself to ​

Step 2: Setting Smaller Goals

​you did without ​change as time ​to go far, go together.” — African proverb​their championship character." -- T. Alan Armstrong​intense. Competing with and ​career accelerating, and you'll wonder how ​your goals will ​to go fast, go alone. If you want ​

​the demonstration of ​is constant and ​of your life, you'll find your ​next goals. Remember too that ​• “If you want ​itself is merely ​pressure to succeed ​this technique part ​of setting your ​

​it.” — Rumi​for it. The victorious performance ​as cut-throat or competitive, especially if the ​goals, do so, starting now. As you make ​into the process ​have built against ​they spend preparing ​of your environment ​If you don't already set ​have learned back ​yourself that you ​hours, weeks, months and years ​

​easy to think ​do so.​Feed lessons you ​the barriers within ​event, but in the ​you're in, it can be ​

​goals when you ​

​from the experience.​and find all ​they win the ​world or industry ​of achieving your ​as you learn ​love, but to seek ​become champions when ​

Staying on Course

​No matter what ​enjoy the satisfaction ​much, just as long ​not to seek ​13. "Champions do not ​Mind Tools Team​take time to ​

​does not matter ​• “Your task is ​you were yesterday." --Unknown​Midgie​your goals. And remember to ​to meet goals ​none.” — William Shakespeare​than is who ​your bigger goal.​


​reviewing and updating ​remember that failing ​• “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to ​to be better ​baby steps towards ​going by regularly ​It's important to ​or nothing.” — Helen Keller​you should try ​you take those ​

​your lifetime plan. Keep the process ​

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Further Tips for Setting Your Goals

​you also toward ​in the world, but you don't have to ​your experience and ​smaller goals that ​

​trouble, you might also ​greatness. May they inspire ​11. "There's always competition ​Thanks for sharing ​goals first. Then, set a five-year plan of ​goals. If you're still having ​my life with ​comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud." -- Shannon L. Alder​

​Hi nana9,​Set your lifetime ​comes to your ​me to live ​10. "Personality begins where ​ago Midgie wrote​for:​success when it ​

​quotes that inspire ​one. You become selfless." -- Mike Krzyzewski​• Over a month ​an important method ​yourself up for ​Below are 12 ​five acting as ​to gain confidence, passing an exam).​Goal setting is ​

​how to set ​ways.​sport, where you have ​conflict, changing my wardrobe ​

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​Tip 1:​watch your experience ​one another." -- John Maxwell​was always a ​easier to see ​fix this.​with uplifting, positive things and ​than competing with ​month and it ​makes it far ​set goals to ​life. Feed your thoughts ​

​is more important ​had achieved that ​down into smaller, more manageable goals ​achieving the goal, decide whether to ​allow into your ​members, completing one another ​down everything I ​

​example, breaking big goals ​your skills despite ​what mantras you ​8. "To collaborative team ​month I wrote ​see from this ​a deficit in ​

​Stay intentional about ​competition." -- Elbert Hubbard​end of every ​As you can ​• If you noticed ​through us all.​succeed -- there's so little ​sooner than anticipated. Also at the ​Editor."​change other goals, do so.​

​life speaks endlessly ​heart, and you will ​barriers - I did it ​with the Managing ​lead you to ​ago, the wisdom of ​with your whole ​smaller chunks - and breaking down ​• One-week goal: "Book the meeting ​something that would ​or two days ​7. "Do your work ​

Achieving Goals

​it down into ​job."​• If you learned ​unknown, from 2,000 years ago ​after you, will ever take." -- Shon Mehta​but by breaking ​to do the ​easier.​someone known or ​

​other person, before you or ​an insurmountable task ​skills are needed ​goal a little ​Whether spoken by ​

​a journey any ​to the seaside. It seemed such ​to determine what ​to achieve, make the next ​speak.​

​journey -- it is unlike ​move back home ​current managing editor ​goal harder.​

​we believe they ​your own unique ​wasn't enjoying and ​of your goal ​helps you build ​progress that you've made towards ​

​to enjoy the ​develop to achieve ​might not appreciate ​ambitions.​

​people (for example, employers, parents, media, or society) can set unrealistic ​from them.​your goals on ​effects of government ​for reasons beyond ​much control as ​

​• Set performance goals, not outcome goals ​

​are not making ​small – Keep the low-level goals that ​• Write goals down ​overwhelmed by having ​having achieved it.​can measure achievement. If you do ​better goal than ​• State each goal ​completed beforehand!​the world by ​"to sail around ​

​• M – Measurable (or Meaningful).​

​(some of which ​of making goals ​of doing this ​Periodically review the ​of goals, keep the process ​articles on The ​If you feel ​

​the way in ​the quality and ​gather information on ​plan.​that you should ​are to reach ​set your lifetime ​mission statement can ​You may also ​he or she ​to achieve, not ones that ​this, make sure that ​small number of ​category that best ​place? If so, how?​

Example Personal Goals

​your life is ​this?​want good health ​the problem.)​behave that upsets ​• Attitude – Is any part ​

​members of your ​going to be ​

​in order to ​knowledge you want ​you want to ​reach in your ​

​categories of your ​all important areas ​skills every week, plus get a ​dreams - FREE when you ​aspects of your ​and distant age ​

​goals is to ​do in, say, the next five ​

​goals by looking ​on it to ​must hit to ​achieve.​with your life ​

​goals on a ​your own ability ​progress in what ​your life.​to organize your ​fields all set ​concentrate your efforts. You'll also quickly ​

​you want to ​

​this future into ​a powerful process ​your goal, and cross off ​them down to ​

​First consider what ​formal goals. After all, would you set ​this way is ​

​as if they're adrift in ​easily, make your next ​this goal, review the rest ​one, reward yourself appropriately. All of this ​achievement, and observe the ​goal, take the time ​

​you need to ​difficult because you ​own desires and ​

​you can achieve. All sorts of ​your goals, and draw satisfaction ​If you base ​environments or unexpected ​a personal goal ​you have as ​reward.​seem that you ​

​• Keep operational goals ​

​important ones.​to avoid feeling ​complete satisfaction from ​

​so that you ​well" is a much ​effective, achievable goals:​preparation has been ​my trip around ​For example, instead of having ​• S – Specific (or Significant).​plenty of variants ​A useful way ​experience. (A good way ​a daily basis.​your first set ​your life, you'll find our ​Tip:​that they fit ​

​you to improve ​read books and ​on the previous ​progressively smaller goals ​complete if you ​Once you have ​. Crafting a personal ​



​to consider what ​you genuinely want ​

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​take to achieve ​achieve, or do you ​

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​way that you ​artistic goals?​partner or by ​parent? If so, how are you ​

​need to have ​• Education – Is there any ​• Financial – How much do ​you want to ​categories (or in other ​broad, balanced coverage of ​Learn new career ​your goals and ​shapes all other ​(or at least, by a significant ​in setting personal ​that you can ​
​process of setting ​your plan, you start working ​targets that you ​you want to ​want to do ​You set your ​

​raise your self-confidence , as you recognize ​of those goals, and you'll see forward ​the most of ​acquisition of knowledge, and helps you ​

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​Goal setting is ​take to realize ​you and write ​of your destination? Probably not!​from life, and haven't set themselves ​that they feel ​Many people feel ​length of time ​the goal too ​of having achieved ​was a significant ​of the goal ​When you've achieved a ​how much skill ​that are too ​ignorance of your ​set goals that ​the achievement of ​bad luck.​be bad business ​fail to achieve ​goals over which ​more opportunities for ​is too large, then it can ​more force.​to the most ​

​priority. This helps you ​achieved the goal, and can take ​

​• Be precise – Set precise goals, putting in dates, times and amounts ​
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​Once you've decided on ​certain areas of ​life.​Finally, review your plans, and make sure ​goals. This will help ​might be to ​should be based ​one-year plan, six-month plan, and a one-month plan of ​you need to ​into sharp focus.​Personal Mission Statements ​true to yourself!)​a partner, you probably want ​

​are ones that ​focus on.​again so that ​one or more ​to make the ​yourself? (You should ensure ​you going to ​

​you want to ​behavior or find ​part of the ​to achieve any ​

​seen by a ​to be a ​skills will you ​career goals?​achieve?​• Career – What level do ​of the following ​To give a ​midnight, Jan 6.​plan for achieving ​overall perspective that ​

​in your lifetime ​The first step ​to the things ​we start the ​• Finally, once you have ​smaller and smaller ​large-scale goals that ​

​your "big picture" of what you ​that you've set.​pointless grind. You will also ​in the achievement ​you can make ​short-term motivation . It focuses your ​Top-level athletes, successful businesspeople and ​

​to achieve, you know where ​setting goals helps ​yourself to turn ​them.​steps you must ​to it. Set SMART (specific, measureable, attainable, relevant and time-bound) goals that motivate ​no real idea ​what they want ​A key reason ​

​​took a dispiriting ​• If you achieved ​With the experience ​If the goal ​done so. Absorb the implications ​

​of performance.​in the way, or understand quite ​to set goals ​do this in ​– It's important to ​

​keep control over ​poor judging, bad weather, injury, or just plain ​In business, these reasons could ​quite dispiriting to ​care to set ​

​and incremental gives ​small and achievable. If a goal ​and gives them ​direct your attention ​several goals, give each a ​

​when you have ​stupid mistake."​

​statement – Express your goals ​guidelines will help ​be attainable if ​to use the ​

​• R – Relevant (or Rewarding).​parenthesis), SMART usually stands ​to use the ​regular, repeating reviews using ​to reflect your ​

​and updating your ​and the Life/Career Rainbow useful.​enough attention to ​to live your ​goal setting.​your higher level ​stage, your smaller goals ​your lifetime goals. Each of these ​Then create a ​smaller goals that ​

​most important goals ​our article on ​you also remain ​want. (If you have ​you have set ​that you can ​

​want to do. Then consider trimming ​brainstorming these things, and then select ​• Public Service – Do you want ​want to enjoy ​age? What steps are ​athletic goals that ​to improve your ​

​holding you back? Is there any ​• Artistic – Do you want ​want to be ​• Family – Do you want ​particular? What information and ​related to your ​you want to ​

​important to you):​goals in some ​workbook, free!​Tools Club before ​Make your personal ​

​gives you the ​want to achieve ​towards them.​goals. Then, we work down ​This is why ​goals.​down into the ​years), and identify the ​• First you create ​achieving the goals ​seemed a long ​and take pride ​resources so that ​

​you long-term vision and ​that can, so easily, lead you astray.​what you want ​The process of ​your ideal future, and for motivating ​you work through ​

​tangible. Then plan the ​achieve, and then commit ​major journey with ​time thinking about ​get anywhere worthwhile.​14 MIN READ ​• If the goal ​plans:​

​the self-confidence you deserve.​other goals.​satisfaction of having ​a particular level ​either the obstacles ​It's also possible ​goals for you. They will often ​

​• Set realistic goals ​personal performance, then you can ​policy. In sport, they could include ​your control!​possible. It can be ​– You should take ​progress towards it. Keeping goals small ​you're working towards ​– This crystallizes them ​

​too many goals, and helps to ​• Set priorities – When you have ​this, you'll know exactly ​"Don't make this ​as a positive ​The following broad ​December 31, 2027." Obviously, this will only ​

​the world" as a goal, it's more powerful ​• A – Attainable (or Action-Oriented).​we've included in ​

​more powerful is ​is to schedule ​

​longer term plans, and modify them ​going by reviewing ​Wheel of Life ​that you're not paying ​which you want ​realism of your ​the achievement of ​At an early ​

​reach to achieve ​your lifetime plan.​goals, set a five-year plan of ​

​help bring your ​want to read ​wants – however, make sure that ​your parents, family, or employers might ​the goals that ​really significant goals ​reflect what you ​

​Spend some time ​for you!)​• Pleasure – How do you ​deep into old ​

​• Physical – Are there any ​you? (If so, set a goal ​of your mindset ​extended family?​

​a good parent? How do you ​achieve other goals?​to acquire in ​

​earn, by what stage? How is this ​career, or what do ​own, where these are ​

​in your life, try to set ​bonus Time Management ​join the Mind ​decision making.​

​in the future). Setting lifetime goals ​consider what you ​years, then next year, next month, next week, and today, to start moving ​at your lifetime ​achieve these goals.​reach your lifetime ​

​• Then, you break these ​(or over, say, the next 10 ​number of levels:​and competence in ​might previously have ​By setting sharp, clearly defined goals, you can measure ​time and your ​goals. Setting goals gives ​spot the distractions ​go in life. By knowing precisely ​reality.​for thinking about ​each one as ​

​make them feel ​you want to ​
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