How do I achieve my goals? Well its easy
Step 1 Be specific: Decide what exactly you want, to achieve, is it that you want to increase you income or improve your skill. You have to be clear about it.
Step 2 Write it down: A goal not written down is like cigarette smoke which has no force. It drift away and disappears. It like a ship without rubber. But written goal become something you can see, touch and read.
Step 3 Set Deadlines: Deadlines serves as forcing system” in your brain. Pick a reasonable time period and write down the date you want to achieve that goal. Just as you, get more done when you are under pressure. You subconscious work faster and efficiently when you have decided to achieve a goal by specific time.
The rule is “ there are no unrealistic goals’ there are only unrealistic deadlines
If you don’t achieve your deadline simply set another this is for those who would ask, “what would you do if you don’t achieve your goal by your deadline?
Step 4 Make a list of everything you can think of that you could possibly do to achieve your goal.
Henry Ford said,”the biggest goal can be accomplished if your break it down into enough small steps”.
- Make a list of people whose cooperation and support you will require to achieve you goal.
- Make a list of everything that you can think that you will have to do. Keep writing till its complete
Step 5 Organize you list by both sequence and priority.
Step 6 Take action on your plan immediately. Get going and don’t turn back, keep telling yourself that you can not give up now that you have already started. Remember: procrastination is not only a thief of time out also a thief of life.
Step 7 Do something ever day that moves you in the direction of your goals.
Up next, law of competition in business. Stay tuned.
Before we continue I would like you to read a story about Brain Tracy’s clients on the power of Goals.
“A client of mine recently told me an interesting story He said he had attended one of my seminars in 1995, where I spoke about importance of writing down goals and making plans for accomplishing them. at that time he was 35 years old selling cars, for dealers in Nashville, and earning about $50,000 a year.
He t old me that day changed his life he began writing his goals and plans and working on them daily. Twelve years later, he was earning more than $210million a year and was the president of a fast growing company that sales services to some of the biggest companies in the country. He told me that the could not imagine what his life would have been like if he had not taken out a piece of paper and written d own the goals he wanted to achieve in the year ahead”
Jim Rohn said “discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Your ability to discipline yourself and set clear goals for yourself and them to work towards them. every day will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor. You can’t hit a target that you can’t see. The way act of taking the time to decide what you really want in each area of your life earn change your life completely.
According to Brain Tracy, “3 percent of adults have written goals and plans and this 3 percent earn more than all of other 97 percent put together”
Now you would be as king How or why? The reason because if you have clear goal and a plan to achieve it you therefore have a track to run on every struggle day. This hinders distraction and diversions and makes you focus on your straight line.
They bad news is, most people they that the already have goals. But what they really have are hopes and wishes. Then if wishes where horses beggars even beggar will ride. However hope is not a strategy to success and wish has been defined as a “goal with no energy behind it” people with in written goals go through life shorting blanks.