5 Reasons Why You Should Commit Your Goals to Writing
Writing down your goals will force you to clarify what you want. It will drive you to pick your destination.
Imagine setting out on a trip with no particular destination in mind. How do you pack? What roads do you take? How do you know when you have arrived?
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It happens when we take ownership of something and it becomes “ours,” thereby integrating it into our sense of identity.
When we take ownership of something–an item, an idea or a goal–we are more committed to it
During the new year, our birthday or even the start of a school year, most of us have a feeling of a fresh start, a new beginning.
These 'fresh start' moments provide us with a temporary m...
We decide to suddenly start to follow our new daily routine, incorrectly assuming that suddenly we have changed, and are now a completely different and new person.
It is unrealistic to suddenly change from today to tomorrow; it's better to change in a gradual manner.
Most of the books dealing with goal-setting talk about S.M.A.R.T. goal framework - goals that are: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound.
While this is a good start, being time-bound in our new self-commitments has its drawbacks.
Keep It Small — It’s about thinking big and acting small. You’ll achieve those big goals in time.
Measure Your Progress — If you don’t measure your progress, it’s safe to say that you are not making any.
Be Accountable To Yourself — One of the most important skills you can learn in life is to be self-reliant.