20 Minute Tutorial: The Blueprint
is goal setting important?
Because without goals you don't go anywhere!
Whenever you see anything worthwhile being done
anywhere, it is because someone is behind it with a passion, a belief
and a goal!
When it comes to your personal life and your business,
goal setting can make the difference between mediocrity
and excellence and accomplishment.
Much is said about goal setting.
But just how do you set and accomplish goals?
Is there some goal setting formula
or strategy that can be employed to increase your chances
What follows is a blueprint
for success in goal setting.
Goal Setting Blueprint
1. Develop a DESIRE to achieve the goal. The desire
must be intense. How do you intensify desire? Sit down and
write out all the benefits and advantages of achieving your
goal. Once the list goes between 50 and 100 your goal becomes
2. WRITE your goal down. Once it goes into writing
it becomes substantial and starts etching itself into your
3. IDENTIFY 1) the obstacles you will need to overcome,
2) the help you will need to acquire, e.g. knowledge, people,
organizations. In each case write them out in a clear list
and analyze them.
4. DEADLINE your goal. Analyze where you are now
in relation to the goal and then measure how long you will
reasonably need to complete the goal. Then set the latest
5. Take all the details of steps 3 and 4 and make a PLAN.
List all the activities and prioritize them. Rewrite the list,
optimize it, perfect it.
6. Get a clear MENTAL PICTURE of the goal already
accomplished. Make the mental image crystal clear, vivid in
the mind's eye. Play that picture over and over in your mind.
7. Back your plan with PERSISTENCE and resolve.
Never, never, never give up
. . .
Goal Setting Blueprint Reminder
this graphic and keep it on your desktop as a reminder:
(Click on graphic with Mouse button 2 and use 'Save
Image As' option)
those steps religiously and you will be successful at goal setting.
- You can read this and think, "That sounds interesting. I
must try that sometime".
the title of this article - "Goal Setting: The Blueprint".
is a blueprint? It can refer to a negative used in photography for
architectural plans, maps or mechanical drawings. It can also mean
a detailed plan or program of action.
- Take these 7 steps and rewrite
them on a card or in a notebook for frequent reference. Keep
them on your computer in a note on your desktop.
the 7 steps as a BLUEPRINT. Keep checking your goal against the
7 steps frequently to measure your progress and keep yourself on
and only then
will this article make a difference to your personal and business
the question is, what goal are you going to set today?
goal can you set for your business which is going to lift it to
goal setting are you going to implement in your personal life which
is going to have a positive effect on you and your loved ones?
some time now and THINK
JUST DO IT!
Step 1: Intense Desire: Rocket Fuel For
When You Set Goals!
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