Goal Attainment

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Apply a successful technique to a difficult goal star
Have you ever attempted to meet a particular goal repeatedly yet nothing seemed to work? Try this: look at a successful strategy you’ve used in the past for other goals. Then adapt the process to meet your current challenge.

Are You Right Back Where You Started? star
That doesn’t mean you haven’t traveled a long way

Are Your Expectations Realistic? star
While I was working everyday on multiple projects with deadlines attached, there were some that Stephen Covey would call “non urgent, but important” that I could just never seem to get to. After a year of this I had to get real.

Break Your Goal Down into Mini Goals star
Yard by yard it’s very hard, but inch by inch, it’s a cinch

Celebrate Accomplishments Large or Small star
Did you cross something off of your to-do list today? Congratulate yourself!

Choose a Theme Project star
For the next year, month, day or just the next half hour

Complete a Task Today—No Matter How Small star
Your brain will thank you for a job well done.

Consistency and Goal Attainment star
If you consistently work on your stated goals and update someone of your progress on a weekly basis, you will be 33% more successful than someone who merely says they want to achieve a goal, according to a study by the Dominican University of California.

Create a Control Panel for Your Major Goals star
This dashboard is a planning tool that helps you to gauge whether you are hitting your targets.

Create a Vision Board star
Having a vision is one of the most important tools in life coaching.

Create an Online Vision Board with Pinterest star
Before the internet, most people made vision boards using a poster board and pictures cut out from magazines. These days vision boards have gone high tech. The beauty of the internet is that you can share your vision with others.

Create an Opportunity for Yourself Today! star
Don’t wait for that big break to come find you, search it out instead.

Cultivate a Sense of Accomplishment star
Build poignant and achievable milestones into your life so all of your hard work won’t slip by unacknowledged.

Do First Things First star
Take care of difficult priorities first thing in the morning.

Do the Right Thing star
Sometimes taking positive action is difficult for a variety of reasons. Below are some common pitfalls that stop many of us from doing the right thing.

Document Your Journey star
Documenting your journey can keep you motivated and focused. Also it helps to have a record of how you achieved your goal. If there’s no documentation, over time you may forget the various stages and phases.

Does Your To-Do List Reflect Your Dreams? star
It’s time to add some activities that will bring you closer to your goals.

Don’t Break the Chain! star
This productivity website can help you break bad habits by highlighting what you’re acquiring instead of what you’re giving up.

Don’t Focus on Money Goals Right Now star
Jobs have dwindled, people are losing their homes. Create and focus on goals that do not require having a job or money.

Establish a Power Hour for Your Goals star
Here are some tips for establishing and making the best use of your Power Hour.

Establish Learning Goals star
Lifelong learning can help you gain the knowledge you need to acquire the life you want.

Explore the World of Your Dreams through Research star
Immersion, according to Spignesi involves "plunging head-first into your subject" or immersing yourself in data. To me this is something akin to visualization since when you are researching something you're essentially entering the world of your subject matter.

Get the Lifestyle You Want star
Our lifestyle is the result of all the choices we make and should be a reflection of our priorities and goals.

Give Your Dream Room to Breathe star
Have a dream, but don’t fret over it. Don´t strangle the life out of it. Instead be grateful that you have it. A dream is a beautiful thing.

Give Yourself Credit for What You’ve Already Done star
A Life List isn’t only about what you want to do, you can also list what you’ve already done. Completed goals—whether you planned them or not—can be instructional and inspirational.

Goal Setting for Kids star
"Reaching Your Goals" by Robin Silverman provides a step by step guide for kids who want to learn how to effectively reach for and attain their dreams.

How I Nurtured and Grew My Life List star
My Life List is my version of what Buddhist teacher Lewis Richmond calls an Energy Shrine in his book, “Work as a Spiritual Practice.” It uplifts me, gives me energy and reminds me of my purpose. When I take care of it it grows, and so do I.

How Much Do You Love Your Dream? star
Are you willing to risk encountering all sorts of unknowns to make your dream a reality?

Is Your Dream Alive? star
When I realized how great it feels to have a project that is “alive” without a finish line, I then retrenched some of my other goals.

Join a Group and Get Help with Your Goals star
Groups are a wonderful source of support, encouragement and useful information

Jumpstart a New Goal star
Challenge yourself to complete a new goal in a week or a month.

Keep an Open Mind star
And experiment. What you discover might surprise you.

Keep Moving Toward Your Goals star
Slow movement is fine as long as it’s steady

Keep your eye on your primary goal star
If you spend all of your time luxuriating in new ideas when will you have the time to put the old (formerly new ideas) to bed? You’ll never get anything done!

Maintain Your Motivation! star
Tips for staying motivated when working on long-term goals.

Make Magic Happen star
Some blessings just fall from the sky. Others require you to roll up your sleeves and work!

No Short Cuts to Complete Success star
Keep on Persisting Until You’ve Got it All!

On Again Off Again Goals star
Goals that you work on at your leisure can be fun and relaxing because there is absolutely no pressure.

One Goal at a Time star
It is amazing what I can accomplish when I am able to focus on one goal at a time.

Patience and Long Term Goals star
Being able to delay gratification, maintain your motivation and stay the course despite obstacles will be the key to your success.

Phantom Dreams star
Either resurrect those long lost goals or put them to rest for good.

Post Dream Depression star
Being mindful is especially important after you’ve achieved a goal

Power Leisure star
Achieve during your downtime

Pursuing Worthy Goals star
The by-product of working toward worthy goals are the lessons you learn along the way.

Quizlet--A New Way to Study Online star
Quizlet is a free educational website that allows users to create and share customized flashcards on any subject.

Revive an Abandoned Goal star
Is it possible to resurrect a goal after a long hiatus? Here are a few tips for bringing an inactive goal back to life.

Romancing the Dream star
When was the last time you gave your important projects some lovin’?

Sacred Time star
Set aside time every day for achieving your goals.

Self-Limiting Beliefs and Goal Attainment star
Do you have self-limiting beliefs that are holding you back? Work on overcoming or managing fears, anxieties, worries and anger for your peace of mind. In the meantime you still can achieve goals, even if self-limiting beliefs are present. Actions are the key ingredient in goal attainment.

Sequencing star
You can decide what goals must take a backseat by examining what’s most important to you.

Set a Weekly No-Procrastination Goal star
Pick a task that’s been on your to-do list for a long time and just do it!

Setting and Attaining Goals star
“…what’s the best route for getting to your destination,” writes Michele Weiner-Davis. “There are many, many different paths you can take to get there…you can take the scenic route, the back roads or the super highway.”

Slow and Steady Wins the Race star
In this society we tend to admire the wunderkinds and the prodigies, however, I do believe there is honor working slowly and steadily to reach your goals.

SMART Goals star
Make sure your goals are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Reasonable and on a Timeline. And most importantly know why you have made the goal in the first place.

Speed Date Your Tasks star
Variety is the spice of life.

Start Fresh for the New Year star
Maybe you didn’t accomplish last year what you set out to do. Don’t give up! This New Year is your chance to start over.

Starting at the Bottom star
The first step is as important as the final step in your journey

The Art of Substitution star
If you don’t get exactly what you want, find a replacement

The Just Do it NOW To-Do List star
More and more people are putting off important projects. Procrastination may seem harmless at first, it always catches up to you. Use a Do it NOW to do list to get things done.

The Kaizen Way to Continuous Improvement star
If you want to accomplish big things in your life, start small says Robert Maurer author of One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

The Most Important 10 Minutes of Your Day star
It’s not the amount of time you spend pursuing your dream that matters, it’s your consistency.

The Power of Vows star
A Vow is like a GPS system for your life. A vow can be a source of wisdom and powerful energy. Part 1 of a 2 Part Series.

The Six Stages of Change star
Changing behaviors is a complex process. The Stages of Change Model developed by Carlo C. DiClemente and J. O. Prochaska describes the oftentimes circuitous path individuals take to achieve goals, break bad habits and improve lives.

Think Big with Coach Gladys Anderson star
“Thinking big is subjective at best,” says Gladys Anderson, author of Master the Genie Within: Uncover, Embrace and Celebrate the Real You. “Big for one person may be something entirely different for another. It depends on individual desires and goals.”

Track Your Progress star
Keep track of your journey with milestones, endings and celebrations.

Visualization star
Can you envision yourself achieving your goals? Can you imagine what it will feel like?

What's Your Excuse? star
Behind your excuses are your failures, says Life Coach Devlyn Steele

What’s Your Next Step? star
To attain a goal, you must envision the outcome then think through the steps you’ll take to get there.

When a goal doesn’t make you happy star
We set goals that are meant to bring us closer to the life we believe will make us happy. But really you just never know, so it’s best to set them with a balance of hope and detachment.

When Dreams are Postponed star
If you’re doing work that’s not your ultimate ambition, you must keep your dreams alive.

When You Feel Like Giving Up star
Say to yourself, “I’ve only just begun…I’ve only just begun…”

Where Will You be in Ten Years? star
Ask yourself this--with some training, a good mentor, coursework, time and other tools, where will I be in a year, two years, a decade?

Your Personal Achievement Record star
Go further than you’ve ever gone before!

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