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While we set our personal goals, we make the common mistake of setting a 'destination goal', focusing on the end result, without considering the hardships and daily challenges.
Instead of sticking to dream goals it is better to set a life Direction.
How to figure out a Life Direction? Ask yourself these fundamental questions:
Determine and plan in advance all the critical parts of your goal, and break it down in small, actionable tasks.
The small, divided tasks keep you motivated by providing a feeling of progress...
Keep assessing and reviewing your progress towards the goal, constantly checking upon yourself and providing self-feedback.
Embrace strategies that make your goal more achievable.
Our surroundings play a key role in shaping our motivation and willpower.
We should keep in mind that we normally choose what is easy for us, instead of what is good for us. For example: I...
If a goal is too hard or too easy there is a chance it won't be accomplished. The trick is to work on tasks that are on the edge of our current abilities.
Keep tasks challenging but ...
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Is the act of selecting a target or objective you wish to achieve.
Goal setting is not only about choosing the rewards you want to enjoy, but also the costs you are willing to pay t...
Example: If you’re a writer, your goal is to write a book. Your system is the writing schedule that you follow each week.
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Goals are good for setting a direction, but systems are best for making progress. Achieving a goal only changes your life for the moment. That’s the counterintuitive thing about improvement: We thi...
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The implicit assumption behind any goal is this: “Once I reach my goal, then I’ll be happy.” The problem with a goals-first mentality is that you’re continually putting happiness off until the next milestone.
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