Have you ever set goals and not achieved them? Have you had trouble answering the question when someone asks you what your goals are? Have you set goals and reached them, but have not been able to repeat that process?
Here are some things that you should keep in mind when you are setting your goals, that will greatly increase your chances of success. Also having clearly written and defined goals makes it easier to make plans to reach to those goals. Another great benefit, is that it allows you to see if you are on the right track or if you need to make adjustments.
1. Oftentimes, we set goals without thinking about its importance in our life. We need to set priorities about the things we want out of life when we are setting goals. It is only when the goal is practical (but still a stretch) and purposeful will we stay motivated to achieve it.
What purpose will this goal achieve? How will this result further my life goals? This will help you to make sure that each of your smaller goals feeds into your overall – big goal.