The Top 10 Steps to Set and Achieve Your Goals – Every Time!
by Dr. Nishat Shams
It’s been said that everyone has goals, whether we know it or not. We have goals to keep our current job, or to get a different one. Top achievers know that the wording, structure, timing and format of a goal can make it’s achievement much easier – or far more difficult. Here are the 10 most important steps to set and achieve your goals:1. Reachable goals are SPECIFIC. Top achievers know that to reach their goals, the brain must know exactly, precisely, what they are trying to accomplish. 2. Reachable goals are SIMPLE. Keep your goals simple, clear, and focused.3. Reachable goals are SIGNIFICANT. No one can muster the enthusiasm, hard work and courage to reach a goal they don’t really care about. A reachable goal is one you really, really, REALLY want! It’s something that will change your life, enhance your health or wealth, and make you proud. 4. Reachable goals are STRATEGIC. High achievers know that the best goals accomplish many great outcomes, all at one time. Running a 10K race will almost certainly: 1) feel great! 2) help you lose weight. 3) lower your cholesterol level Protected content . Reachable goals are MEASURABLE. Define your goals in terms of height, weight, dollars, inches, or hours. Then measure your progress until you achieve your desired outcome.6. Reachable goals are RATIONAL. To reach your goal, you will need a plan, a path, and a vehicle for getting there. Set goals you CAN and WILL achieve!7. Reachable goals are TANGIBLE. Choose goals that you can see, hear, smell or touch. Go for things you will enjoy and that you can clearly visualize. The brain has hard time going for “financial security”, but it can visualize a bank statement with nice, large numbers on it! 8. Reachable goals are WRITTEN. High achievers always know precisely what they want, because they’ve written it down. 9. Reachable goals are SHARED. 10. Reachable goals are CONSISTENT WITH YOUR VALUES. Hope that helps in future to plan a goal.