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Goals Can Act Against Long Term Progress

Would you continue striving to be better if you've achieved your goal?

When goals are made priority over your systems(habits), when you've achieved your goals, you are very likely to revert into your previous unproductive habits.

This is one way that focusing solely on goal setting can actually be detrimental to long term progress.

When your systems are given utmost priority, your goals will fall into place naturally.

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Everyone has experienced this in one way or the other. After hitting the gym for a week with no noticable difference.

I don't have Arnolds arms yet ? Yeah, this isn't really working out as I expected, I better quit now.

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Habits Compounds Over Time

Building a habit of reading a chapter of a book every day might seem like a small feat on any given day. It takes a little bit of effort to read at first but over time, you begin to adjust and it becomes a lot easier and effortless.

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  • Focusing of good habits give better results that focusing on goals.
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Small Improvement Compounded Over Time Leads To Massive Growth

Small Improvement Compounded Over Time Leads To Massive Growth

Despite it being quite obvious it is often ignored.

As a student wanting to ace that course you scored badly in the last semester, pulling an all nighter before the exam "could" give you a fair amount of push in your grades, true, it actual...

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When I make 20 sales calls, I'll be happy . When I get an A in chemistry, I'll finally be happy.

It has various forms in which it appears.

Once I achieve...I'll finally be happy. This creates a deep-seated conflict, what happens if you don't attain those goals?

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Change Bad Habits By Attacking The Systems Not The Habits

So you want to quit midnight snacking huh? You've been piling on the pounds and it's really getting to you now.

So what do you do?

When you notice yourself craving your favorite snacks after 8pm, you drink lots of water to trick yourself into filling fuller.

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Focus On Building Good Habits Not Goals

Your focus shouldn't be on your goals but rather the systems that help you attain those goals (your habits).

In sports , the wining and the losing team usually have same goals which is to win, yet one team end up on the losing side.

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Your focus shouldn't be on your goals but rather the systems that help you attain those goals (your habits).

In sports , the wining and the losing team usually have same goals which is to win, yet one team end up on the losing side.

Rather than focusing your energy into a goal, channe...

What is Self-Improvement?

Let's define self-improvement. The definition of self-improvement is pretty self-explanatory: Self-improvement is the improvement of one's knowledge, status, or character by one's own efforts. It's the quest to make ourselves better in any and every facet of life.

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