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Are the paths to your goals paved or cluttered? - Unclutterer

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Are the paths to your goals paved or cluttered? - Unclutterer
Once upon a time, I conducted a one-question internet survey about what blocks people's success in reaching their goals. The question I asked is: What is the single, biggest obstacle to achieving your goals? The responses were intriguing.

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Clutter = mental distractions

An organized workspace allows for clarity of thought and act like a motivational lift.

Because when things are in the way (mentally or physically) we get slowed down, distracted and derailed. 

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Remove clutter as an obstacles to goal success

  • Assess the space you want to organize and take 5 minutes to picture what you’d like the space to look like.
  • Create a big goal, that represents your organizing ideal.
  • Spot the thing that you dread most and do it first.  It will build momentum and inspire you to move on to more uncluttering.

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Your resolve

The secret to effectively setting and achieving your goals is to have a large vision and an achievable plan.

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The pursuit matters just as much as the goal.
Consider why you're pursuing your goal and how the journey to achieve it will help you grow as a person.

The right scope

People often give up on their resolutions because they set unattainable goals.

Try to set a goal that you can reasonably achieve within one year. If it is challenging to complete it in your set timeframe, you might become overwhelmed and give up. If the goal will take more than one year, try and set a benchmark for what you'd like to accomplish in a year.

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Categories of Organizing

  1. Documents. The way you name your files can dramatically improve the organization of both your physical and your digital documents. Be consistent with file naming.

Measuring Productivity

The best gauge of being well organized, "is just the lack of anxiety that comes from a clean comfortable workspace where you feel like things aren't piling up and overwhelming you."

The Sources of Clutter

Common sources of clutter for entrepreneurs include business cards, printouts from the Web, and literature from conferences and seminars.

A good way to get rid of clutter is to turn each piece of paper that you're keeping around into an action item in your planner. 

Clarity

Writing down your goals will force you to clarify what you want. It will drive you to pick your destination.

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Motivation to take action

Writing down your goals will motivate you to take action.

Because articulating your intention is important, but it is not enough. You must execute your goals. 

Filtering your opportunities

Writing down your goals will provide a filter for other opportunities.

The more successful you become, the more you will be deluged with opportunities. But these opportunities can quickly become distractions that pull you off course.