“Living The Good Life”<br />Techniques to help you realistically live the life you’ve always wanted<br />
   “Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamenta...
Goals and Goal Setting<br />What is a goal?<br />Can goals be changed?<br />Rules of Goal setting<br />What if I don’t rea...
What is a goal?<br />A goal is the object of a person’s ambition; an aim or a desired result (dictionary).<br />It is a le...
Composing a Goal<br />Goals should begin with “To…”<br />All goals must be dated<br />Goals should be written to be change...
Goals are steps to something else, a larger goal– “The Bigger Picture”<br />No goal by itself is the end.<br />We should q...
Rules of Goal-Setting<br />Goals must be written down<br />Goals must be dated<br />Goal dates should be flexible<br />Goa...
Goals and Visions<br />Visions are the “The Big Picture” your goals will lead you to<br />Goals should be seen as “small s...
Ask yourself: “Where are my goals going to take me?<br />All goals are small steps towards your vision.<br />
Obstacles and Action Steps<br />
Obstacles do occur<br />Action steps help you decide ahead of time what you will do during a “What If?” situation<br />Pre...
What is tracking?<br />
Tracking is monitoring your goals.<br />               Re-dating goals<br />               Checking off accomplished goals...
“Passive” vs. “Active” Goals<br />Passive goals:<br />     hopes<br />     dreams<br />     wishful thinking<br />     und...
Active goals:<br />      Action plan<br />      Dates  <br />      Precision<br />      Specific way of achieving goal<br ...
“Someday, I’d like to…”<br />
                  NO!<br />                        NO!<br />                               NO!<br />
It’s O.K. to dream but you must develop a goal plan. <br />Dream goals have no action plan and no follow-up plan of action...
10 PRIMARY AREAS <br />               OF                        <br />        GOAL-SETTING<br />
1. Lifestyle Goals<br />
Where we live<br />What we have<br />“Life Comfort Level”<br />Not to be confused with “Job, Work and Career Goals”<br />“...
2. Job, Work and Career Goals<br />
“What do I want to do in my occupational environment?”<br />
3. Financial Goals<br />
Examples: <br />           1. How much do you want to save?<br />           2. How much do you want to spend?<br />       ...
4.Time & Personal Organization Goals<br />
1. What to you want to spend the most time doing?<br />2. What is your schedule like currently?<br />3. What small changes...
5.Health and Fitness Goals<br />
How healthy do you want to be?<br />Gym, yoga, walking etc.?<br />Lose/Gain certain amount of weight?<br />What do you see...
      Not just physical but also mental, spiritual        <br />                      health. <br />
6. Relationship Goals<br />
Single?<br />Married?<br />Divorced?<br />Just dating?<br />
Also….<br />What do you hope to accomplish in your current relationship?<br />Do you and your partner share the same goals...
Not just personal relationship goals but also business, friendship, etc.<br />Examples:<br />      - What do you hope to g...
7. Self-Esteem Goals<br />What do you see when you look at yourself in the mirror?<br />
7. Self-Esteem Goals<br />What things do you think can be included in self-esteem goals?<br />Think: Goal is to feel bette...
8. Personal Growth Goals<br />How can you move from where you are currently?<br />     -How does it relate to your work pe...
9.Quality of Life Goals<br />Define what “quality of life” means to you.<br />-What makes a “good quality of life”?<br />-...
10. All Other Goals<br />What else do you want or in what direction to you see yourself going?<br />
8 STEPS TO SETTING GOALS SUCCESSFULLY<br />1. INDENTIFY<br /> What is it you really want?<br />What is the specific goal a...
2. WRITE IT DOWN<br />-Writing it down solidifies it.<br />     -It becomes real<br />      -Get it right<br />
3. SET THE DATE FOR COMPLETION<br />     -Dates can be changed but it is important to have a specific date to start<br /> ...
4. List the Obstacles to Reaching the Goal<br />
5. Write and Date the Action Steps<br />-Remember “solutions to obstacles”<br />
6. Prioritize your goals<br />     -Which goals do you need to work on first? <br />     -Pick three focus goals<br />
8. Review and Track Your Progress on Schedule<br />     -Workbook<br />     -Goalsonline.com<br />
FOCUS GOALS<br />
Most important goals<br />Goals that need to be done first<br />Goals that need your immediate attention<br />Goals that m...
          NO MORE THAN THREE GOALS<br />3 <br />
            Re-prioritize as necessary<br />
COMMON GOAL-SETTING PROBLEMS<br />
1. Getting Started/Not Doing It<br />The hard part is getting started<br />It is easy to become discouraged and not start ...
2. PROCRASTINATION<br />PUTTING THINGS OFF NEVER GETS ANYTHING DONE/DONE CORRECTLY!!<br />Motivation<br />“GET UP!”<br />
3. Getting Started Again<br />Once you stop, having to restart, in itself, is discouraging.<br />Some people just stop.<br...
4. Not Writing Down Goals<br />Writing down goals gives goals solidity<br />Goals become real<br />Become etched in our su...
5. Lack of Clarity<br />Clear focus<br />Specific<br />Too vague<br />No committment<br />
6. Setting Goals that aren’t realisitc<br />Goals that are too big<br />Goals that are too far away to ever be able to rea...
7. Setting goals that are not big enough<br />No challenge<br />Too easy<br />
8. Listening to the “Nay-sayers”<br />Negative opinion of others<br />Should be seen as motivation/challenge<br />Jealousy...
9. Negative Programming<br />If you believe negativity, then it becomes reality<br />Lack of self-belief/low self-esteem<b...
10. Lack of Tracking<br />Can’t see progress if no record is kept<br />No progress seen=discouragement<br />
12. No external support and motivation<br />Life/Motivational Coach<br />Family and Friends<br />Colleagues<br />Faith-bas...
What is a Life Coach?<br />Teacher<br />     -Step by step teaching/trainer<br />     -Guidance and support<br />     -Acc...
What is a Motivational Coach?<br />Inspires<br />Helps you to reprogram negative thinking<br />Positive<br />Support<br />...
 Self-Talk<br />History:<br />    -30 years ago recognized as a tool<br />    -Athletes before games<br />    -”Programmin...
Based on actual scientific, medical, neurological psychological research<br />
Goal-Seeking Mechanism of Human Brain<br />Recorded messages<br />Permanent storage<br />Birth<br />148,000 “No’s”<br />Ne...
77% of our programs are the wrong type of programs.<br />
We are a result of our programs.<br />
Our brains act on the strongest programs<br />Strong programs determine a lot about us<br />Brain designed to collect and ...
How Self-Talk Can Help<br />Self-awareness<br />Discover past programs<br />Choosing programs you want to have NOW (“W.I.N...
Your energy and enthusiasm<br />Your actions and behavior<br />Your follow-through<br />Your reactions to “setbacks” (“Tur...
Changing Your “Old” Self-Talk<br />Awareness and practice<br />Surrounding yourself with an environment of the RIGHT progr...
DON’T LIVE OUR THE NEGATIVE LIVES OTHER PEOPLE GAVE YOU THROUGH NEGATIVE SELF-TALK.<br />
Solutions to Changing Your Programs<br />Self-Talk CDs<br />Books<br />Reading “affirmations”<br />Changing your programs ...
Self-Talk vs. Motivational/Self-help Listening<br />Self-talk-repeat each phrase EXACT way. Repetition<br />Motivational C...
QUESTIONS?<br />    CANDACE NADINE BREEN<br />CANDACE@CANDACECARES.COM<br />(888) 551-1691 OR (401) 212-6116<br />WWW.CAND...
326 BULLOCKS POINT AVENUE<br />RIVERSIDE, RI<br />TUES.-FRI. 12P.M.-6P.M., SAT. 12P.M.-4P.M.<br />
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  • How is it that certain people are living happy lives with seemingly no effort while you are struggling just to be happy? Are you scratching your head as to how you can live a better life in which stress is less? How do you set and reach goals? How do you stay motivated while reaching goals? What on earth is a goal and how do you come up with one? This presentation will give you a better understanding of goals, goal setting and getting the support you need in order to achieve those goals and stay on track.
  • Goals are something one has in mind to achieve. The path to achieving this goal is often difficult and littered with hurdles that may cause us to pause or steer us off course.Anyone can learn how to write a goal (and I will show you how later in this presentation). It is just achieving the goal that is oftentimes difficult.
  • Part of the process of writing a goal should include ‘what if” circumstances just in case something gets in the between you and your goal. Things do happen and it is better to be prepared for these times.
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    1. 1. “Living The Good Life”<br />Techniques to help you realistically live the life you’ve always wanted<br />
    2. 2. “Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.”<br /> -Jim Rohn<br />
    3. 3. Goals and Goal Setting<br />What is a goal?<br />Can goals be changed?<br />Rules of Goal setting<br />What if I don’t reach my goal ?<br />
    4. 4. What is a goal?<br />A goal is the object of a person’s ambition; an aim or a desired result (dictionary).<br />It is a learned skill that can be learned by anyone.<br />Small Goals vs. Big Goals<br />All goals should be written down<br />
    5. 5. Composing a Goal<br />Goals should begin with “To…”<br />All goals must be dated<br />Goals should be written to be changed, when necessary<br />Once goals are accomplished, they should be checked off<br />
    6. 6. Goals are steps to something else, a larger goal– “The Bigger Picture”<br />No goal by itself is the end.<br />We should question and understand where each goal will lead.<br />
    7. 7. Rules of Goal-Setting<br />Goals must be written down<br />Goals must be dated<br />Goal dates should be flexible<br />Goal plans should always include obstacles and action steps<br />All goals should be tracked<br />
    8. 8. Goals and Visions<br />Visions are the “The Big Picture” your goals will lead you to<br />Goals should be seen as “small steps” that will lead you to your vision/”Big Picture”<br />
    9. 9. Ask yourself: “Where are my goals going to take me?<br />All goals are small steps towards your vision.<br />
    10. 10. Obstacles and Action Steps<br />
    11. 11. Obstacles do occur<br />Action steps help you decide ahead of time what you will do during a “What If?” situation<br />Preparedness helps you spend less time panicking<br />Similar to being prepared for a natural disaster before the meterologist tells you one a storm is approaching.<br />
    12. 12. What is tracking?<br />
    13. 13. Tracking is monitoring your goals.<br /> Re-dating goals<br /> Checking off accomplished goals<br /> Daily progress check (workbook)<br /> Modifications<br /> Re-evaluations<br />No tracking=Failure to reach goal!<br />
    14. 14. “Passive” vs. “Active” Goals<br />Passive goals:<br /> hopes<br /> dreams<br /> wishful thinking<br /> undefined desires<br /> No plan to reach goal!<br />
    15. 15. Active goals:<br /> Action plan<br /> Dates <br /> Precision<br /> Specific way of achieving goal<br /> Personal responsibility!<br />
    16. 16. “Someday, I’d like to…”<br />
    17. 17. NO!<br /> NO!<br /> NO!<br />
    18. 18. It’s O.K. to dream but you must develop a goal plan. <br />Dream goals have no action plan and no follow-up plan of action!<br />Dream but plan!!!<br />
    19. 19. 10 PRIMARY AREAS <br /> OF <br /> GOAL-SETTING<br />
    20. 20. 1. Lifestyle Goals<br />
    21. 21. Where we live<br />What we have<br />“Life Comfort Level”<br />Not to be confused with “Job, Work and Career Goals”<br />“What do I want my life to look like and what do I want in it?<br />
    22. 22. 2. Job, Work and Career Goals<br />
    23. 23. “What do I want to do in my occupational environment?”<br />
    24. 24. 3. Financial Goals<br />
    25. 25. Examples: <br /> 1. How much do you want to save?<br /> 2. How much do you want to spend?<br /> 3. How will you record your saving/spending?<br />Remember: NEVER spend more than you earn! <br />
    26. 26. 4.Time & Personal Organization Goals<br />
    27. 27. 1. What to you want to spend the most time doing?<br />2. What is your schedule like currently?<br />3. What small changes can you make in order to move towards better time management?<br />Allow leisure time and time for yourself!<br /> BE FLEXIBLE!!!<br />
    28. 28. 5.Health and Fitness Goals<br />
    29. 29. How healthy do you want to be?<br />Gym, yoga, walking etc.?<br />Lose/Gain certain amount of weight?<br />What do you see yourself looking like?<br />
    30. 30. Not just physical but also mental, spiritual <br /> health. <br />
    31. 31. 6. Relationship Goals<br />
    32. 32. Single?<br />Married?<br />Divorced?<br />Just dating?<br />
    33. 33. Also….<br />What do you hope to accomplish in your current relationship?<br />Do you and your partner share the same goals?<br />
    34. 34. Not just personal relationship goals but also business, friendship, etc.<br />Examples:<br /> - What do you hope to gain from taking on a particular customer/client?<br /> -How can you better serve your new client/customer? How can this new client/customer be beneficial to your business?<br />
    35. 35. 7. Self-Esteem Goals<br />What do you see when you look at yourself in the mirror?<br />
    36. 36. 7. Self-Esteem Goals<br />What things do you think can be included in self-esteem goals?<br />Think: Goal is to feel better about yourself/your company.<br />
    37. 37. 8. Personal Growth Goals<br />How can you move from where you are currently?<br /> -How does it relate to your work performance?<br /> -How does it relate to your home life?<br /> -How can you better yourself/your business?<br />
    38. 38. 9.Quality of Life Goals<br />Define what “quality of life” means to you.<br />-What makes a “good quality of life”?<br />-What do you want and how are you going to get it?<br />-Creative visualization<br />
    39. 39. 10. All Other Goals<br />What else do you want or in what direction to you see yourself going?<br />
    40. 40. 8 STEPS TO SETTING GOALS SUCCESSFULLY<br />1. INDENTIFY<br /> What is it you really want?<br />What is the specific goal and what is it that it’ll do for me?<br />Who am I/What is my business really at its core?<br />Is this the right choice?<br />
    41. 41. 2. WRITE IT DOWN<br />-Writing it down solidifies it.<br /> -It becomes real<br /> -Get it right<br />
    42. 42. 3. SET THE DATE FOR COMPLETION<br /> -Dates can be changed but it is important to have a specific date to start<br /> - Example: “March 11, 2011” not “March”<br /> -”To become a better listener” don’t have specific dates but have progressive dates<br /> “I’ll see a noticeable progress in my listening skills by…”<br />
    43. 43. 4. List the Obstacles to Reaching the Goal<br />
    44. 44. 5. Write and Date the Action Steps<br />-Remember “solutions to obstacles”<br />
    45. 45. 6. Prioritize your goals<br /> -Which goals do you need to work on first? <br /> -Pick three focus goals<br />
    46. 46. 8. Review and Track Your Progress on Schedule<br /> -Workbook<br /> -Goalsonline.com<br />
    47. 47. FOCUS GOALS<br />
    48. 48. Most important goals<br />Goals that need to be done first<br />Goals that need your immediate attention<br />Goals that make the most difference<br />
    49. 49. NO MORE THAN THREE GOALS<br />3 <br />
    50. 50. Re-prioritize as necessary<br />
    51. 51. COMMON GOAL-SETTING PROBLEMS<br />
    52. 52. 1. Getting Started/Not Doing It<br />The hard part is getting started<br />It is easy to become discouraged and not start setting goals<br />Having a life coach will help you to stay focused<br />
    53. 53. 2. PROCRASTINATION<br />PUTTING THINGS OFF NEVER GETS ANYTHING DONE/DONE CORRECTLY!!<br />Motivation<br />“GET UP!”<br />
    54. 54. 3. Getting Started Again<br />Once you stop, having to restart, in itself, is discouraging.<br />Some people just stop.<br />Distractions<br />Overwhelmed<br />Lose sight of dream<br />Mental vacation<br />Reset Goals<br />
    55. 55. 4. Not Writing Down Goals<br />Writing down goals gives goals solidity<br />Goals become real<br />Become etched in our subconscious<br />
    56. 56. 5. Lack of Clarity<br />Clear focus<br />Specific<br />Too vague<br />No committment<br />
    57. 57. 6. Setting Goals that aren’t realisitc<br />Goals that are too big<br />Goals that are too far away to ever be able to reach<br />Overwhelming goals <br />
    58. 58. 7. Setting goals that are not big enough<br />No challenge<br />Too easy<br />
    59. 59. 8. Listening to the “Nay-sayers”<br />Negative opinion of others<br />Should be seen as motivation/challenge<br />Jealousy<br />“Self-talk”<br />Distance self from negative talk/thoughts<br />
    60. 60. 9. Negative Programming<br />If you believe negativity, then it becomes reality<br />Lack of self-belief/low self-esteem<br />Negative stuff from past<br />“Flush the toilet on the past!”<br />
    61. 61. 10. Lack of Tracking<br />Can’t see progress if no record is kept<br />No progress seen=discouragement<br />
    62. 62. 12. No external support and motivation<br />Life/Motivational Coach<br />Family and Friends<br />Colleagues<br />Faith-based groups<br />Support Groups<br />Online groups of interest<br />
    63. 63. What is a Life Coach?<br />Teacher<br /> -Step by step teaching/trainer<br /> -Guidance and support<br /> -Accountability<br />A gift to clients<br />Helps clients with choices <br />Encouragement<br />Active motivation<br />
    64. 64. What is a Motivational Coach?<br />Inspires<br />Helps you to reprogram negative thinking<br />Positive<br />Support<br />Teaches/trains<br />Accountability<br />Seminars<br />
    65. 65. Self-Talk<br />History:<br /> -30 years ago recognized as a tool<br /> -Athletes before games<br /> -”Programming”<br />
    66. 66. Based on actual scientific, medical, neurological psychological research<br />
    67. 67. Goal-Seeking Mechanism of Human Brain<br />Recorded messages<br />Permanent storage<br />Birth<br />148,000 “No’s”<br />Negative messages<br />Our own past programs<br />
    68. 68. 77% of our programs are the wrong type of programs.<br />
    69. 69. We are a result of our programs.<br />
    70. 70. Our brains act on the strongest programs<br />Strong programs determine a lot about us<br />Brain designed to collect and store information about ourselves and the world and then it causes us to act on the information.<br />
    71. 71. How Self-Talk Can Help<br />Self-awareness<br />Discover past programs<br />Choosing programs you want to have NOW (“W.I.N.”)<br />How programs/self-talk affect everything around you<br />Your attitude<br />Your beliefs<br />Your interests<br />
    72. 72. Your energy and enthusiasm<br />Your actions and behavior<br />Your follow-through<br />Your reactions to “setbacks” (“Turbulence”)<br />Your determination and perseverance<br />Your belief in yourself<br />The goal you set<br />Your future<br />
    73. 73. Changing Your “Old” Self-Talk<br />Awareness and practice<br />Surrounding yourself with an environment of the RIGHT programs<br />Listening to self-talk CDs<br /> -daily affirmations designed to help reprogram us<br />
    74. 74. DON’T LIVE OUR THE NEGATIVE LIVES OTHER PEOPLE GAVE YOU THROUGH NEGATIVE SELF-TALK.<br />
    75. 75. Solutions to Changing Your Programs<br />Self-Talk CDs<br />Books<br />Reading “affirmations”<br />Changing your programs by speaking them<br />Subliminal CDs<br />Self-made CDs and programs<br />
    76. 76. Self-Talk vs. Motivational/Self-help Listening<br />Self-talk-repeat each phrase EXACT way. Repetition<br />Motivational CDs: Help to move .<br />
    77. 77. QUESTIONS?<br /> CANDACE NADINE BREEN<br />CANDACE@CANDACECARES.COM<br />(888) 551-1691 OR (401) 212-6116<br />WWW.CANDIDLYCANDACEINC.COM<br />WWW.CANDACECARES.COM<br />
    78. 78.
    79. 79. 326 BULLOCKS POINT AVENUE<br />RIVERSIDE, RI<br />TUES.-FRI. 12P.M.-6P.M., SAT. 12P.M.-4P.M.<br />
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