Just “do the right thing.” It seems a cliché to say that these days. What is the right thing anyway? How do you go about doing the right thing? Because my work focuses on helping people with goal setting—especially setting bold, audacious goals—in the workplace and in one’s personal life, I will share with you 3 ways to focus on doing the right thing within that context.
1. Pursue Inner Peace
Although I would never recommend that you always trust feelings over logic, I ask you to think of situations where you felt totally at ease and peace with both yourself and those around you. How did you feel internally? When you do the right thing, that sense of inner peace follows and you’ll know you’re doing the right thing.
How to Achieve Your Goals – 3 Ways to Achieve Your Goals by “Doing the Right Thing”
Just “do the right thing.” It seems a cliché to say that these days. What is the right thing anyway? How do you go about doing the right thing? Because my work focuses on helping people with goal setting—especially setting bold, audacious goals—in the workplace and in one’s personal life, I will share with you 3 ways to focus on doing the right thing within that context. 1. Pursue Inner Peace Although I would never [...]
Goal Setting – 5 Ways to Achieve Your Goals With Speed
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “money loves speed.” That’s because it’s not enough to have a goal or a good idea. You must quickly implement it in order to have success. This doesn’t mean you can’t have long term goals, of course. But the forward motion you gain from focusing on getting things done quickly will help you achieve even your long term goals too. Let me give an example. Twenty minutes after Jason Mark [...]
To Achieve Your Goals Share Your Goal Widely With Others
Step 11 in my series, The 12 Steps to Achieving Your Goals In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle can contain it or stand against it. – Jane Smiley Sharing your goal with others is vital to your success. However, many people are uncomfortable doing this, so they make the mistake of hiding their goal, or only sharing it with one person. When you don’t share [...]
To Achieve Your Life Goals, Set Clear Milestones on Your Path to Success
Step 10 in my series, The 12 Steps to Achieving Your Goals “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo de Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown Sometimes reaching a goal feels miraculous, like a quantum leap. But if you look closely, you’ll notice that the goal was attained by moving [...]
Goal Setting – To Achieve Your Goals, Focus on the Solutions to Overcoming Your Obstacles
Step 8 in my series, The 12 Steps to Achieving Your Goals The next step in achieving your goals after you define your obstacles is to find solutions. If you have defined the possible obstacles to your goal, your mind will suddenly perceive solutions where none existed before. This is because as humans are instinctive problem-solvers. Most people make the mistake of not listing their obstacles on paper; maybe because we are afraid to acknowledge [...]
Goal Setting and Yoga
As you may know, at my workshops I incorporate yoga or meditation into our activities. That is because yoga is one of the best ways to align our minds with our bodies. Plus anyone can do yoga. You don’t have to be in top physical condition to start doing yoga exercises. In yoga, you can break a sweat even when you aren’t moving. No running or jumping required. The most important aspect of yoga is [...]
12 Steps to Achieving Your Goals – Step 2 Set a Clear Deadline
In my first blog post about the 12 steps to achieving your goals we discussed the SMART (or S.M.A.R.T.) system of goal setting, which is based on goals being specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. While I agreed this is a very useful way of looking at goals, I believe it misses out on MANY other key factors that you will want to consider if you wish to achieve huge goals. We also learned that [...]
Have you ever tried to find a new destination without a map or GPS?
Not having a map is the reason many people have trouble with goal setting.
It's not enough to have a list of goals or to visualize what you want to achieve.
If you don't map your goals, it will be almost impossible to take the necessary daily actions to pursue your goals. [...]