It takes a lot of energy, time and resources to achieve business or personal goals.
For many, myself included it took me many years to understand that failure indicates that energy has been poured into the wrong channels. It takes a lot energy to fail.
Failure can come by devoting precious hours to time-killing pursuits, here are but a few;
• Complaining as a hobby
• Feeling too much self-importance about your goal
• Telling yourself “I don’t know what to do”
• Doing the same thing over and over
• Trying to do it all yourself – isolation
• Explaining yourself to others too often – seeking approval
• Not having a proper a plan of action
• Not following through on your plan
There is a simple, practical procedure which will start you in the right direction.
S.M.A.R.T is a goal setting tool that has been used for decades.
Specific – what is your specific goal or area for improvement
Measurable – have a way of measuring your progress
Assignable – can you do the steps or actions in evolved or do you need help from others
Realistic – what results can you realistically achieve, given the resources available to you
Time related – assign a time line on each task as to when you want it done by
Achieving goals requires many elements but there are some basic truths that have stood the test of time.
Have a plan, follow the plan, ask for help, model those who have succeeded and pray for Divine Inspiration.
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Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.