“The goals that get written down are the goals that get achieved.” ~ Michelle Patterson What this quote means in business: Michelle Patterson, the woman currently behind the California Women’s Conference, was one of the guest speakers at Craig Duswalt’s Rockstar Entrepreneur Conference this month and spoke about the importance […]
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If you want to be truly successful achieving your goals, you need to hold the right attitudes and exercise the right habits to keep you on track. There are a number of good traits that will help. Here are three that I believe are important. Optimism I’ve mentioned having a […]
When creating your action plan for the New Year, you need to be precise about your goals. You need to Set starting and deadline dates Be specific about quantities Assign responsibilities to individuals You need to do all this for a couple of reasons. One, being precise will help you […]
Avoid this. Don’t do that. What kind of goals are those?
If you believe in the Law of Attraction, you know that those kinds of goals and statements attract what you don’t want.
Besides, how can you be motivated toward the negative? How often have you been excited to accomplish a goal that didn’t even sound good when you brought it up? Or, to put it another way, which would you rather expend your energy on?
- Achieving something you desire? or
- Avoiding something you don’t?
I vote for the former … so my advice when planning for the New Year is to state your goals as positive statements.
In fact, there are those who believe that stating your goals positively is a key component in setting goals that you can achieve.
But it goes deeper than that. You want to be comfortable, happy and excited about your goals. If you do not have positive emotions around the goals you have set, the likelihood that you will succeed is actually pretty low.
Here is how you can go about setting positive goals.
- Think about what you want to achieve.
- Figure out how to state your goal in a way that not only puts a smile on your face, but gets your energy pumping … you just can’t wait to start working on attaining that goal.