04 Jan 4 more tips to help you achieve your goals in 2018
Happiness is achieving your goals.
Happiness is accomplishment and the satisfaction that comes with it.
Happiness will be yours if you put in to practice the tips in this great article…
via Inc.com by Gordon Tredgold
As we enter the goal setting season, I think it’s important that when you set your goals, you give yourself the best chance of success. Especially when you look at the failure rates, according to Forbes 92 percent of people failing to reach their targets. Here are five goal setting tips that I have used which will help you to join the 8 percent of people who achieve their goals.
Aim High, But Start Low, Celebrate and Keep Going
If you have read any of my previous articles, it will come as no surprise that I am a huge fan of setting big bold goals, and I think they are exciting and inspiring and can really help you to not only achieve but also exceed your full potential.
But when setting big bold goals, it can be daunting in the early days, and the best way to counter this is to break down your big goal into a series of small goals.
When I set the goal to run my first marathon in 6 months, my first goal was to run for just 15 minutes per run in the first week and then just increase the time I ran by five minutes per week for next two months. Taking this approach allowed me to generate some early success, which allowed me to build momentum and increase confidence, which then encouraged me to raise the weekly increase by 10 minutes for the next two months and then 15 minutes per week for the last two months.
Taking these small steps and then just increasing by comparatively small amounts put me in the position where, after 24 weeks, I was able to run for over 4-hours which then allowed me to be successful in achieving my big bold goal.
When it comes to setting you big bold goal, the more you can slice that elephant the higher your probability of achieving it…
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