What are goals? Why do we need to set goals? What do we do with goals? This article intends on answering all your questions pertaining to goal seeing and will help us tackle life with a different attitude.
Whether you have small dreams or high expectations, setting goals allows you to plan how you want move through life. Whether you are setting broad goals or planning specific manageable goals, you will feel a sense of worth once you hit the target. Top people in all fields SET GOALS. Setting goals gives you long term vision and short term motivation. It focuses your acquisition of knowledge and helps you organize your time and your resources, so you can make the very most of your life.
What is Goal Setting?
Goal Setting is a powerful process of thinking about your ideal future, and motivating yourself to turn your ideal future into a reality. The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go to in life.
There are various methods in setting goals, involving various steps
Step 1: Make your Goals Specific
When making goals, they should answer the highly specific questions. For each specific goal you should ask yourself why it is a goal and how it helps your life.
For example, I want to lose 30 pounds in the next one month. Who? Me. What? Run a distance daily. Why? To lose weight.
Step 2: Create Measurable Goals
In order for us to keep a record of our progress, goals should be quantifiable. I am going to walk a distance every day is less quantifiable than I will walk 4 miles every day. If you walk 4 miles every day, you will surely know when you are done.
Step 3: Set realistic Goals
Be honest in setting your goals. Evaluate your capability and acknowledge when the goals are a little unrealistic. You need to have everything to achieve your goals. If you need to walk 4 miles a day to lose weight and you do not have enough time, you can employ a less time consuming means .
Step 4: Set Priorities
Deciding which goals are more important to reach completion before the others is very crucial. If you find yourself with too much goals, you might find out that you are not able to accomplish them. It may help to choose priorities when conflicting goals come up.
Step 5: Keep track of your progress
Try to keep track of your progress to know if you are reaching your set goal any quicker. Writing in a diary or journal, is a perfect way of keeping records. You can use audio recordings to keep track. As you improve more, it will surely boost your confidence to reach your goal quicker.
Step 6: Assess your Goal
Acknowledge when the goal has reached completion. Assess the process from the beginning, up until the completion of the goal.
Step 7: Keep setting Goals
Once you have set and achieved your goal, even major life changing goals, you will feel an urge to continue to do this, do not fight it. Instead, set more and higher goals.
I hope we have been blessed by this article. You can drop questions and suggestions on how to set goals in the comment box. Let’s set goals and achieve them. It gives us a sense of accomplishment. Goals keep us going. God bless you as you practice what you have read.
AFOMA and ODDIE.