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  • 1. FREE Goal Setting Presentation for Business
    • This presentation can be used by individual employees or discussed in
    • a group setting.
    • John Bishop has a consulting firm that helps companies maximizes their employees’ potential and productivity. He offers assessments and training
    • in four business critical areas: increasing sales, hiring more top performers, increasing individual performance and management development.
    • Additionally, Mr. Bishop has written a book and started a nonprofit,
    • Accent On Success , to help parents and teachers show students how to
    • apply the goal setting principles in school.
    • Book formats: E-book Kindle Paperback
    Contact Information: John Bishop 314 – 664 - 6110 Email Please forward to others who can benefit from this information. It is FREE for anyone in the world to use.
  • 2. What We Will Cover
      • What is Success?
      • Principles of Goal Setting
      • Samples & Practice
      • Investing in Yourself
      • How to Measure Your Progress
      • Meeting the Challenges
      • How and Where to Get Started
      • Summary
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  • 3. Chapter 1 What is Success?
      • Success is “accomplishing or completing
    • a desire or want”
      • Successful people have goals
      • Successful people help others
      • ALL goals have two things in common:
        • - Desire
        • - Action
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  • 4. What is Success? (con’t)
      • Success means different things to different people.
      • Success is setting and accomplishing your goals.
      • Success takes planning and a strong desire.
      • Success is taking action.
      • Success means reaching your goals even when the going gets tough.
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  • 5. One Definition of Success “ To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; … to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child or a garden patch … to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is success.” Ralph Waldo Emerson www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 6. Definition of Success #2 “ Be honest and work hard to get what you want. Don’t take shortcuts; you are only cheating yourself in the long run. Success is not measured by money or fame, but by how you feel about your own goals and accomplishments and the time and effort you put into them.” Willie Stargell, Baseball Hall of Fame www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 7. Review Section
      • How do you define success?
      • How would you define success in your current job?
      • Name a person you think who is success ful and why?
      • What two things did you learn about success?
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  • 8. Chapter 2 Principles of Goal Setting
    • What to Expect
      • Why Goals Are Important?
      • Goal Setting 101
      • Four Key Questions to Ask
      • Dreams vs. Goals
      • Quotes to Ponder
      • Points for Review
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  • 9. Why Goals Are Important?
    • Dream + Action Steps + Target Date = Goal
    • Goals provide direction, a sense of accomplishment and
    • help you define your growth and development.
    • -------
      • Roadmap - Would you drive to Los Angeles without one?
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    • Goals are your roadmap for a successful future.
    • Why go through life without goals?
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  • 10. Goal Setting 101 Clearly define the challenge facing you. What issue, problem or desire are you trying to change or achieve? Example of misguided challenge definitions: Problem: You are passed over for a promotion. You think it is because your manager doesn’t like you. Questions to Ponder: a) Is that REALLY true? b) Have you put in more effort, more training, and done the extras to get promoted? c) Was the other person more qualified? d) What could you have done differently? www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 11. Goal Setting 101
      • It is very important to write down your Goal,
      • Action Steps and Target Date
      • Use the positive, action-oriented words –
    • I can and I will in your goal statement and
    • with your action steps
      • Read your goal(s) every day
      • Stretch your abilities
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  • 12. Stretching Your Abilities There is a big difference between stretching past your “comfort zone” and setting unrealistic goals. ___________ Start with goals that stretch your capabilities and then build on your successes. www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 13. The Four Key Questions
    • Establish your goals by answering these questions:
    • 1. Why do I want it?
    • Define the desire or challenge facing you.
    • 2. What specific goal do you want to accomplish?
    • Write down the goal you want to achieve.
    • How will I get it ? Action Steps
    • Your specific step-by-step action plan to reach your goal.
    • 4. When do I want it? Target Dates
    • The completion date to reach your goal.
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  • 14. Dreams vs. Goals Goal Setting is like shooting an arrow. You may want to hit the target, but if you don’t take action – shooting the arrow – you only have a dream. The difference between a dream and a goal is ACTION . www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 15. Quotes to Ponder
    • Do you agree with these quotes? Explain.
      • “ Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.”
    • Washington Irving
      • “ Tell me the company you keep and I’ll tell you
    • what you are.” Miguel de Cervantes
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  • 16. Points for Review
      • What is the difference between a dream and a goal?
      • What are the four key questions in goal setting?
      • Why is it important to correctly define the challenge you face?
      • Why are goals important?
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  • 17. Chapter 3 Sample and Practice
    • What to Expect
      • Sample Goal – Completed
      • Sample Goal – Partially Completed
      • Now It’s Your Turn
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  • 18. Sample Goal - Completed
      • Challenge I want to advance in my career and I’m willing
      • to do what is necessary to succeed.
      • Goal I will advance in my job within the next 12 months.
      • Action Steps
    • 1. I will review with my boss about his/her needs
    • 2. I will listen, think about the issue from all sides (not just my
    • own) before reacting
    • 3. I will ask for help from people I respect
    • 4. I will hand all my reports in ON TIME.
      • Target Date
      • 12 Months from now (make it a specific date)
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  • 19. Sample Goal - Partially Completed
    • If this were your goal - How would you finish this plan ?
      • Challenge – I need to take more responsibility for my
      • attitude at work.
      • Goal - I will actively work on developing a positive
      • attitude about my job.
      • Action Steps
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 3.
      • Target Date ___________
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  • 20. Now It's Your Turn
    • Write down a goal that is important to you. It can be about your job, sports,
    • hobbies or personal.
    • Remember to answer the four key questions .
      • Challenge Why do I want it?
    • Define the desire or challenge facing you.
    • 2. Goal What do I want?
    • Write down the goal you want to achieve.
    • 3. Action Steps How will I get it ?
    • Your specific action plan to reach your goal.
    • 4. Target Dates When do I want it?
    • The completion date to reach your goal.
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  • 21. You are a Winner!! This is YOUR Life – YOUR Goals – YOUR Success! ----- Dream + Action Steps + Target Date = GOAL ----- The next several slides will review potential roadblocks, how to invest in yourself, the “Bummer Words”, how to get started, etc. www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 22. Chapter 4 Invest in Yourself
    • What to Expect
      • An important question to ask daily
      • Use your inner – voice to your advantage
      • The five Y ES! Count on Me!! words
      • The six Bummer Words
      • Find a mentor
      • Points for Discussion
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  • 23. THE QUESTION ------Ask Yourself Daily Am I giving my best efforts to today’s activities? If you answer yes – congratulations. ------ If you answered no , what changes can you make? ------ www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 24. Your Inner Voice
    • “ A man’s doubts and fears are his worst enemies.”
    • William Wrigley, Jr.
      • Everyone has an inner voice
      • Everyone talks to themselves
      • Your inner voice can be negative or positive
      • You control the on/off switch – You have the power to turn off the negative thoughts
      • Use your inner voice for positive self-talk.
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  • 25. YES! Count On Me Words Be positive and enthusiastic when you use these pro-active, I can do it words. Yes ….. I can ….. I will ….. These five words are sometimes called the five scariest words in the English Why? Because they tell people you are willing to be accountable for your actions. www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 26. YES! Count On Me Words
      • Examples:
      • Yes , I will hand my reports in on time.
      • I will be come in early to help get the project finished on time.
      • I can have my project completed by Friday.
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  • 27. Bummer Words These six words can hold you back from reaching your full potential. No Never Maybe Can’t Won’t If There are many times that you need to use these words. However, they become a Bummer Words when you use them as an excuse for not doing something. www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 28. Bummer Words
      • Examples
      • If only I had more people.
      • I could never get a good job.
      • I can’t do that, I’m not any good.
      • I won’t hand my reports in on time.
      • Maybe I’ll try it, but I won’t like it.
      • No , I don’t want to do it.
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  • 29. Find a Mentor A mentor is ….part cheerleader, part coach, part teacher, part student, part guide, and part listener. A mentor guides, inspires, encourages, counsels, advises, questions, and answers. from MentorPlace.com www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 30. Points to Ponder
      • Why is it important to minimize the Bummer Words?
      • What is the question you need to ask yourself daily?
      • What does this quote mean to you?
    • “ Goals determine your thoughts.
    • Thoughts determine your life .”
    • Anonymous
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  • 31. Chapter 5 Measure Your Progress
    • What to Expect
      • Four ways to measure your progress toward reaching your goal
      • Why helping others is important
      • Quotes to Ponder
      • Points for Review
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  • 32. Four Ways to Measure
      • Reality Time
      • Five Ways to Check Your Self-Image
      • Taking Responsibility
      • Completing Your Specific Action Steps
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  • 33. Reality Time
      • Reality time is a time to look yourself in the mirror.
      • Find some alone time each day for an honest review of your daily activities.
    • Be honest. This is YOUR reality.
    • If you are dishonest about your efforts, you will
    • only be hurting yourself.
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  • 34. Five Ways to Check Your Self-Image
      • Are you using the positive YES! Count On Me Words?
      • Yes, I can and I will
      • Are you using fewer Bummer Words ?
      • No, never, can’t, won’t, maybe and if
      • Are you daily asking yourself:
      • Am I Giving My Best Effort?
      • Are you using your Reality Time for honest reflection?
      • Do you have a positive attitude?
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  • 35. Four Ways to Taking Responsibility
      • See what needs to be done and do it before being asked.
    • 2. Do things with more focus and energy.
    • 3. Learn from your accomplishments and your missteps.
      • Everyone has a job – as a student, as a parent, wage
      • earner, doctor, teacher, etc. Take an pro-active and positive part in it.
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  • 36. Quote to Ponder Do you agree with this quote? “ What matters in today’s world is not the difference between those who believe and those who do not believe, but the difference is between those who care and those who don't.” Abbe Pire www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 37. Complete Your Action Steps
      • Remember your goals should be written down and have specific action steps
      • Each action step is like a rung on a ladder.
      • Each completed action step gets you closer to reaching your goal.
    • A journey starts with a single step.
    • Chinese Proverb
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  • 38. Importance of Helping Others
    • Successful people:
      • 1) Have goals
      • 2) Measure their progress toward reaching them
      • 3) Know it is important to help others
    • “ Do something for somebody everyday
    • for which you will not get paid .”
    • Albert Schweitzer
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  • 39. Quotes to Ponder
    • What do these quotes mean to you?
      • “ Don’t be afraid to fail. Experience is just mistakes you won’t make again.”
    • Joe Garagiola
      • “ I am somebody. I am me. And, I need nobody to make me somebody.”
    • Louis L’Amour
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  • 40. Points for Review
      • How can asking that one important question help you to succeed?
            • (Am I giving my best efforts to today’s activities?)
      • Why is it important to have a positive mental attitude?
      • How can you take more responsibility for your career?
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  • 41. Chapter 6 Meeting the Challenge
    • What to Expect
      • Identify four potential obstacles to your success
      • The importance of minimizing excuses
      • How to change roadblocks into minor setbacks
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  • 42. Four Potential Obstacles
    • What to Expect
      • Fear of failure
      • Lack of determination
      • Peer pressure
      • Excuses, excuses
    • “ Obstacles are those frightful things you see
    • when you take your eyes off your goal.”
    • Henry Ford
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  • 43. Fear of Failure
      • Everyone experiences it at some point
      • It can stop people before they even get started
      • Often includes negative self talk
      • The cure – Goal Setting
    • Why? Because goal setting allows you to
    • break down large projects into doable tasks.
    • Goals teach you how to take action on your dreams.
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  • 44. Lack of Determination
    • Determination is having the self-discipline
    • not to quit even when the going gets tough.
    • Determination means you are :
      • Willing to try something new
      • Willing to work hard to improve
      • Willing to learn from your mistakes
      • Not going to make excuses or blame others
    • When you are determined to reach your goal –
    • potential roadblocks become
    • problems to overcome.
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  • 45. Quote to Ponder
    • What does this quote mean to you?
    • “ I’ve missed over 9,000 shots in my career. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over again in life. And that is why I succeed.”
    • Michael Jordon
      • How can you relate this quote to your job?
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  • 46. Peer Pressure
    • Peer pressure is doing what someone wants you to –
    • even if you don’t want to do it.
    • Questions :
      • Are your friends helping you reach your goals? And, are you helping them?
      • Who’s in charge of your life?
    • This is YOUR Life , YOUR Goals , YOUR Success !
    • You Are a WINNER!
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  • 47. Excuses, Excuses
      • The world is full of people who make excuses.
      • Some people use excuses to shift the blame to something or someone else for their lack of effort.
      • Eliminate excuses by focusing your imagination
      • on the 3 D’s.
    • Dreams ………. Desire ………. Determination
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  • 48. Chapter 7 Review – Top 10 Key Points
      • Set a goal by answering four key questions :
    • a) Challenge Why do I want it ?
    • b) Goal What do I want ?
    • c) Action Steps How will I get it ?
    • d) Target Dates When do I want it?
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  • 49. Review – Top 10 Points (con’t) 2. Start by setting and achieving smaller, reachable goals. Build on your success es. 3. Write down your Goals, Action Steps, and Target Date on a piece of paper. Read them everyday. 4. Develop an YES! Count on Me attitude . www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 50. Review – Top 10 Key Points (con’t)
    • 5. Eliminate excuses and t ake action on your goals.
    • 6. Don’t be afraid to ask for help .
    • 7. Honestly answer THE QUESTION every day.
      • Am I giving my best effort to today’s activities?
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  • 51. Review – Top 10 Key Points (con’t)
      • 8. Use positive YES! Count on Me words –
    • Yes, I will and I can .
    • &
    • Minimize the six n egative Bummer words –
    • no, never, can’t, won’t maybe and if .
    • 9. Remember to help others.
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  • 52. Review – Top 10 Points (con’t) 10. If you have reached your goal, congratulate yourself for a job well done. If you missed the goal, explore the reasons why. Make some adjustments and try again. Don’t ever give up on your dreams . www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 53. How to Get Started
      • Make your career a TOP priority
      • Take action - start right now – TODAY
      • To get started, ask for help from others you respect
      • Don’t forget to help your friends set and achieve their goals
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  • 54. This is Your life! Your goals! Your success ! You are a Winner!! Dream + Action Steps + Target Date = Goal ---------- The last slide includes our mission statement and some additional information about us. www.OurChangingWorld.net Copyright Reserved
  • 55. Our Mission:
    • Our mission is to help individuals reach their full potential.
    • We do this for companies with assessments and training.
    • Assessments for selecting top sales people, determining how people will react to change, stress,
    • how to motivate them, succession planning and management development
    • For students we have written a book Goal Setting For Students ® and established a nonprofit organization, Accent on Success to help them succeed in school and in life.
    • Contact Information: John Bishop
    • St Louis, MO USA
    • 314 – 664 - 6110
    • Email
      • Please forward to others who can benefit from this information.
      • It is FREE for anyone in the world to use.
    • Thank you!

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