Category Archives: Goal Setting

How to Avoid The Three Biggest Mistakes in Goal Setting

● Not differentiating between Dreams and Goals ● Not Setting Goals that stretch you ● Not setting a Time   Not differentiating between Dreams and Goals Thinking about our illustration of a journey to represent our business venture, how often … Continue reading

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Exactly Where is Your Business Heading?

In our previous discussions we spoke about setting up three specific types of goals. In simple terms these are;   ● Long-term goals ● Mid term goals ● Short-term goals Using our illustration of a business journey, we could think … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Barriers to Success

Can Meditation Help You Achieve Your Goals? Guest Blogger Jacqui Torrance challenges us to recognise some of the obstacles that, despite our best intentions, can get in the way when we are endeavouring to work on our goals. Have you … Continue reading

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How to Keep Motivated With a Journal

­­­Why Start Your Journey with a Journal? In a previous *article we considered the links between inspiration and motivation and how to avoid desperation,so if you’re still with me and reading this second article, can we assume that you have … Continue reading

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Are You driven by Motivation?

Does Inspiration, motivation or desperation rule your journey of life? When we consider our ongoing life or business as a series of journeys, it may well be inspiration that causes us to climb into our car, put the key in … Continue reading

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Life Goals and ‘Living for the Moment’

How to ‘Live for the moment’, and still have ‘Life Goals’ In the Q & A session following one of my recent presentations on “Goal Setting for Success”, a schoolteacher raised an interesting question. “If you are just focused on … Continue reading

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Recording Your Goals

 Are your Goals Recorded?   According to some authorities the letter ‘R’ as the last letter of the acronym S.M.A.R.T.E.R.  (Goals),  stands for; ‘Resources’. Certainly you will have to allocate some resources to attaining your goals. It could be that … Continue reading

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Setting Smarter Goals

  Smart or Smarter Goals? Okay, so we considered setting SMART goals, let’s take that a stage further and think about setting SMARTER goals. If you remember the first part of this acronym consisted of: S – Specific M – … Continue reading

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Setting a Target Date for your Goals

Setting a Target Date for your Goals As with most aspects of goal setting there are several schools of thought regarding making a goal ‘Time Targeted’. The common denominator is that a time, date or occasion should figure somewhere in … Continue reading

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How Do I Set Relevant Goals?

Setting ‘Relevant’ Goals. In what sense are our goals relevant – “Relevant to what?”, is the question that immediately comes to mind. Frequently someone will set a goal, start working towards it, really struggle to progress and wonder why they … Continue reading

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