Goals…As Waves?

Simple Productivity Blog

I'm also a productivity nerd with a healthy interest in goals. It presents goals as waves. The post Goals…As Waves? GoalsI'm a musician and engineer. I was educated on waves. So when I came across this article in my archives, I decided it needed some more exposure.

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Best Personal Development Goals To Add Productivity To Life

Dumb Little Man

Personal development goals are mainly aimed at making your life better. These goals may help you to improve yourself as a person and will also make you aware of your talents and skills. Personal development goals will impact both personal and professional life.

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Six Simple Factors for Successful Goal Setting

Dumb Little Man

Are you sure you’re setting the right goals? Believe it or not, one of the reasons why you are failing with your goals is that you aren’t aware how to set them up properly. You see, there are factors that’ll determine if your goals are achievable or not. If you don’t have any idea about those factors, the process of working towards your goals can be twice as hard. Below are 6 simple factors you need to consider when setting your goals.

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How to Set Meaningful Career Goals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Set Meaningful Career Goals.”. Description: Goals are supposed to be motivating and inspiring. However, too many professionals set career goals that lack meaning. A meaningless goal is nothing more than a waste of attention and resources. The solution is to engage in intentional goal setting. More importantly, you experience greater joy in the goal setting (and goal getting) process.

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9 Immediate Tips To Stay Focused on Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

If you’re like most people, chances are you’ve long abandoned those goals. Some of you may not even recall the goals you have set and that’s really unfortunate. Goal setting works and it has never failed anyone. The only reason why goals would stop working is because the person who has set them chose to give up on them mid-way. years, I’ve made significant progress on those goals. I find it helpful to break a big goal into smaller goals.

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How Winners set goals

Dumb Little Man

“The setting of goals is the fuel in the furnace of achievement and success” – BRIAN TRACEY Did you know that less than 10% of people have clear goals written down? If you don’t have clearly defined goals, neither do most people and the last time we checked there wasn’t a class at school teaching you how to […]. The post How Winners set goals appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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?How Intermittent Fasting Helped Me Hit My Diet Goals

Dumb Little Man

I wasn’t getting any closer to attaining my weight loss goals. There are different intermittent fasting methods and you get to choose the one that suits your goals. Thanks to intermittent fasting, I was able to quickly achieve my weight loss goals. However, if you’ve tried other methods to hit your weight goals without success, intermittent fasting might just do the trick. How Intermittent Fasting Helped Me Hit My Diet Goals appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Set Stretch Goals

Office Dynamics

Don’t you dare settle for mediocre goals. What is a stretch goal? It is a goal that causes you to go beyond what you know. It is a goal that challenges your thinking and basi­cally makes you uncomfortable. I would not be where I am today professionally and personally had I not set stretch goals throughout my life. The post Set Stretch Goals appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here’s How to Prioritize Them

Dumb Little Man

How many goals are you chasing right now? We all want to achieve the best we’re capable of, and experts advise us to set challenging, even “audacious” goals. The problem is, having ten simultaneous goals is worse than having none at all. The cure is simple: cut down your list of goals to something much more manageable. But if you’re a bit of a goal-setting junkie, how do you even begin? Step #1: Write Down All Your Goals.

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Identify One Goal: The Secret to Discovering Your Purpose

Dumb Little Man

Identify one goal. The post Identify One Goal: The Secret to Discovering Your Purpose appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Focus GoalsI think a lot of young people will find this post very useful if they were to apply themselves to it. Most often, I find people wondering what their purpose in life is. And before they discover it, they try a couple of things and make some mistakes. They are the lucky ones as some people don’t even find out their life’s purpose at all.

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Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Dumb Little Man

It can also help you achieve your goals in life. People who have a financial plan are two times as likely to meet their financial goals as those who do not have such a plan, yet two in five people have never had a budget. Setting Financial Goals And Sticking To Them. So how do you want to live and what financial goals can you set to get to that point? Sometimes, setting financial goals starts with reinventing yourself. Featured Goals Money Success

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Are Your Goals Big Enough?

Dumb Little Man

Setting yourself a specific and purposeful goal is the first step to success. The post Are Your Goals Big Enough? All too often peoples success is hindered by the limitations they place upon themselves, if you don’t aim high you wont achieve much. As Napoleon Hill said: “the starting point of all achievement is desire.”

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Why You Should Start Setting Financial Goals (Plus Examples)

Dumb Little Man

One way to combat that is to start setting financial goals for yourself along the way. Much like other goals, this may be hard to achieve without a concrete plan or check-ins along the way. For example, maybe you pick one overarching goal like “save more,” but your monthly goals or challenges could be something like only spending a certain amount on non-essential purchases. Here are a few ideas on how you can start setting financial goals. Goals Money

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How to Set Goals When You Have No Idea What You Want

Dumb Little Man

You’ve heard about the importance of goal setting- we all have. You know that people with written goals succeed and you might have read all about achieving ambitious goals. The problem is, you don’t have any ambitious goals. You don’t have any goals at all. You’re not really sure what you want from life – maybe something a bit more than what you’ve currently got, but every time you try to write a list of goals, it seems like a futile exercise.

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If Your Goals Don’t Scare You, You’re Setting Them Wrong

Dumb Little Man

Although I’ve never met you, I’m going to make a bold claim and say that whenever you’ve set a goal for yourself in the past, you haven’t been thinking big enough. People tend to think the purpose of a goal is to achieve or obtain more. But in fact, this is the result of a goal. The true purpose of a goal is to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually. When many people set a goal, they generally settle for one of two types: 1. How to Set the Right Goals.

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6 Manageable Steps to Life Goals Achievement

Dumb Little Man

There are many steps one can take to achieve their goals. Set Realistic Goals Before you go for what you want, you have to know exactly what you want; this is the first step in achieving your goals. There are short term goals and long term goals. The post 6 Manageable Steps to Life Goals Achievement appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Though different, they all have one thing in common; you can only go so far, if you do not take them together.

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5 Ways to Achieve Any Goal

Dumb Little Man

You passionately desire to move from where you are to that grand goal you have set for yourself. The only problem is that you seems to fall short of reaching your goal every single time. You started out with so much excitement, your goals and the thought of accomplishing them put a spring on your steps every single time. Incorporating these 5 proven steps will help you accomplish your goals every single time. […]. You are frustrated!

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How to Set Goals

Ian's Messy Desk

With all the preparing and qualifying leading up to London summer Olympics , you hear a lot about the goals athletes are expecting to meet during the games. They know the only way they are going to reach the medal podium is by having goals to work towards. Chances are, they credit setting goals as a major step in their success, and continues to be important as they look for new ways to challenge themselves. Setting goals is not just for champion athletes or wealthy people.

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The 5 Most Common Obstacles That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Here are 5 of the most common ones you may come across while seeking your goal: Too much information. Many people get lost after they decide to pursue a certain goal. Most goals are merely a progression from where you are to where you want to be. We often are enthusiastic about achieving a certain goal, but fail to do our homework before embarking on the course. It can be anyone who will hold your hand, guide you, support you until you reach your goal. Goals

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How Setting Life Goals Can Undermine Your Happiness

Dumb Little Man

Setting life goals is generally considered as a positive thing. In my view, setting goals provides motivation in life but kills happiness. Relation between setting goal and happiness. There is no way to measure how wealth can make a person happy as it will depend on one’s expectation or goal. If a goal is not reached, people can’t be happy- even if they’re billionaires. Goals always exceed achievements. Setting goal is never ending.

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5 Tips For Smashing Your Weight Loss Goals

Dumb Little Man

Set short term goals that add long-term results. I found that setting short term goals (4-6 weeks) were more motivating. Once you hit that short term goal, you can set a new one and repeat. We all have an end goal and whether that is 20, 30, 40 or 50 lbs of weight loss, it won’t happen overnight. Move on from your mistake, start fresh the next day and work on smashing your goals. Good luck and smash your goals! Goals Health

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How to set goals for your career that you can stick to

Practically Perfect PA

It’s coming up to that time of year again where we all sit down with our Executive’s to review our performance and set goals and objectives for next year. Career Development Featured Performance Reviews admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant goals objectives Office manager Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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It’s All About the Follow-Through: Turning Goal-Setting into Goal-Achieving

Dumb Little Man

Setting goals is worthless without the follow-through. When it comes to your goals — personal or business-related — these three major components of the goal-achieving process will help you hit a home run. . Productivity Goals Business Focus Success How To Organization Career Change Motivation A pro golfer doesn’t halt his stroke as soon as he launches the ball into the air. A major leaguer doesn’t stop his swing as soon as the bat hits the ball.

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Goals vs. Tasks

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter You need both goals and tasks, and they’re easy to confuse. These are actually all goals, not tasks. A goal is reached via a series of tasks. Once you identify a goal you need to figure out what the first thing to do is. If something is languishing on your list for weeks on end, it might be a goal. The post Goals vs. Tasks appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Originally posted 2007-10-04 10:26:00.

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12 Ways to Fail in Goal Setting

Dumb Little Man

Well, it is simply because most people do not set goals. But in this article, we will discuss the not-so ideal things that make you fail and not reach your goals. Setting goals that are too big. Goals bigger than you may just leave you exhausted but not victorious. Goals that are too big are those beyond your skills, knowledge, and capabilities, or even beyond your control and influence. Do not set goals that seem impossible to achieve. Goals Success

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4 Really Simple Yet Highly Effective Ways To Achieving A Goal

Dumb Little Man

Setting a goal is one thing that we must all consider in life. Whether you are a professional, a service provider, a student or an entrepreneur, you need to be able to set clearly defined goals. But what exactly is a goal? A goal is something you intend to achieve at all cost. Whatever that may be, you need to know exactly how to achieve your goals and dreams. The tips below can help you get started: Clarify your goal. You must write down your goals.

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3 Keys to Staying Focused & Reaching Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Being able to stay focused on a goal or direction despite all of life’s curveballs is a necessity for success. The post 3 Keys to Staying Focused & Reaching Your Goals appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Goals Success It’s easy to drift. Life is hectic for all of us and if we’re not intentional about our direction in life we can easily wake up one day and wonder how we got where we are.

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My Goals for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

T his is the eve of 2014, and I am writing a list of goals I want to achieve in the next 12 months. My overarching goal for 2014 is easy to comprehend, yet difficult for me to accomplish: Slow Down. With that introduction, here are my goals for 2014. Some of my goals are big and encompass many steps and details; some are small and specific; all are important to me. Business “Musts” • Establish a revenue goal that will challenge and motivate me.

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How to Set Career Goals that Work

Eat Your Career

That’s great and all…but for me, the last month of the year is the best because it always involves my 3 favorite activities—planning, organizing and goal setting! This is just one area where I think a lot of people fail when it comes to goal setting. They don’t do enough to gain real clarity so, when they hit a bump in the road, their goals get pushed aside, never to be heard from again. As a result, I’ve learned how to avoid them and how to create goals that really work.

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Track Your Goals Online

Ian's Messy Desk

A critical part of achieving goals is the tracking. Joe’s Goals is an online service which simplifies the tracking process. Using a simple day-based grid, you enter your goals and mark accomplishments day by day. If you want some external accountability, you can share you goals with others. Joe’s Goals is a simple yet powerful tool to make tracking your goals the easiest part of accomplishing them. Joe’s Goals. Personal Development Joe’s Goals

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Set goals like Ben Franklin

Ian's Messy Desk

Ben Franklin became a prolific inventor once he learned to set goals and prioritize. ” You just finished reading Set goals like Ben Franklin ! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post Set goals like Ben Franklin appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Here’s how: Spend 10 minutes each morning prioritizing your tasks. Spend 20 at the end of the week reviewing work for the next week. Ask yourself, “which of my to-do’s are important, not merely urgent?”

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6 Simple But Effective Ways You Can Reach Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Goals push us to keep going. And just like hunters in the past, modern humans continue to use goals to find a target, plan to reach it and dominate it. So keeping that perspective in mind it’s important that all of us fully harness the power of goals and know how to effectively reach them. Brain Business Change Focus Goals Happiness How To Lifehacks Organization Success Tasks Workplace They motivate us and help us lock on to a target.

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The Importance of Defining Your Life Goals as an Entrepreneur

Dumb Little Man

But before you get too excited about the prospect of creating your own start-up and earning millions while sitting on a beach somewhere in Spain, it’s first important to define what your goals really are. The post The Importance of Defining Your Life Goals as an Entrepreneur appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Entrepreneur Goals Being an entrepreneur is a dream for many people and something that a lot of us strive towards.

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Create Money Goals to Match Your Desired Lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

Before you start making your financial goals, it makes sense to first sit down and think about what lifestyle you want to achieve. It’s much easier to stick with your financial goals -- and make the right goals for you -- when you are working with a purpose. Money Lifehacks Goals Success Career Change Happiness Fear It can be hard to get excited about managing your money when you can’t match your spending to your desired lifestyle.

Framework for Creating Holistical?ly Ambitious Goals for 2014

Dumb Little Man

One common problem that occurs with goal setting is that we tend not to take into account all the areas of their lives that are important to us when we craft our aspirations. This post outlines a framework you can use to establish and accomplish holistic goals for the new year so that you can experience progress in every part of your life …not just your career. This methodology is broken up into two parts: goal creation and goal execution.

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Set These 3 Goals Now!

Dumb Little Man

The post Set These 3 Goals Now! You have a vision of your dream life but don’t know how to get there? Time keeps going by and you wonder why you are making so little progress compared to the potential you know is inside of you? You even start wondering whether it’s worth it to keep going? We all have been there, it’s not easy to build a career – whether you are already doing it full-time or on the side of your current 9-5.

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Why Self-Confidence Should Be Your Top Goal This Year

Dumb Little Man

Did you set any goals or make any resolutions for the year? Or have you already fallen short or abandoned your goal completely? There are many reasons people aren't successful in achieving their goals and resolutions. Brain Change Cool Tools Development Fun Goals Happiness How To Lifehacks Motivation Organization Relationships Stress Success Workplace How are they working out for you so far? Are you on track?

Whose Goals Are You Really Chasing?

Dumb Little Man

Do you have a big goal for the next year – or perhaps a three-year or five-year plan? You might have a whole bunch of goals, even if you don't call them that – perhaps ranging through things like: Lose weight Make lots of money Get a promotion Study for a new qualification Stop reading for a moment, and think about some of the goals that are currently lodged in your mind – they might be things you've told yourself you "should" do, but you've not made much progress on them.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Give Up Your Goals and Live Goal-Free

Dumb Little Man

How often have you struggled with your goals? Most people set goals to get away from something. Set a goal to make $100,000/year and you’re on your way. What you may not realize is that even if you reach your goal , you’ll want something else, so you’ll stay stuck on the hamster wheel, forever doing, but never getting anywhere. Goals have their place, but if you think they’ll make you happy, you will suffer. What will you get when you reach your goal?

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How to Create SMART Goals

Eat Your Career

If you need a little assistance putting together SMART goals, this video breaks it down quickly and provides step-by-step instructions to turn an abstract “resolution” or “dream” into a concrete action-oriented goal. Video Training goalsThis is a small segment pulled from a webinar I did at the beginning of the year where I provided tips for helping you keep your New Year’s resolutions.

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Goals – Planning = Failure

Simple Productivity Blog

One of my problems in 2013 was that although I had a destination in mind, I didn''t plan for the work it would take me to get there.and the goals didn''t just magically happen. When I was reading Timo Kiander''s free book, I was taken by the idea of setting goals, then breaking them down into monthly goals, and then into weekly goals. The post Goals – Planning = Failure appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com.

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5 Goal-Setting Mistakes You Need to Avoid in 2013

Dumb Little Man

How often do you set yourself a goal and then fail to achieve it? Do you ever reflect on the reasons why you didn’t achieve your goal? Now that we have entered 2013 the world has started setting New Years’ resolutions and goals for the year. All too often, people set goals with good intent. Unfortunately, statistics and real life experiences indicate that on the majority of occasions these goals are not actually achieved. Lifehacks Goals Success

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Gardeners Have the Secret Sauce for Goal-Setting

Dumb Little Man

In my experience, it starts with how we attack goals. Both immediately took my mind to goal-setting. Goals also require attention and accountability. In my book “ Wealth Can’t Wait ”, I use gardens as a metaphor for maintaining balance when setting goals. Goals also require attention and accountability. Most people can rattle off a bunch of goals, but you might have one tied to health and five tied to your job. Goals Happiness Success

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