7 Effective Ways To Support Your Goals Today


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7 Effective Ways To Support Your Goals Today

  1. 1. 7 Effective Ways To Support Your Goals Todayhttp://www.wiggmanscoaching.com/7- ways- to- support- your- goals/ April 1, 2013When choosing to pursue your goals there can be anoverwhelming amount of advice and techniques to dealwith. Today’s post is going to focus on 7 easy ways toboost your goal setting effectiveness.1. Stop seeking approval from people.You don’t need anyone’s permission to fulfill your dream,not your parents, friends or boss. Trust yourself and giveyourself permission to succeed. Having support frompeople whose opinion you value is great as long as you are not allowing them todecide what is best for you. Only you know that.If you really desire to turn your goal into reality, constantly seeking the approval ofother people will waste your time and kill your dream. What will happen to yourgoals if you don’t get the approval of those whose permission you so desperatelyneed? Nothing unless you make something happen!2. Don’t wait for the perfect time.Waiting for a time when everything is perfect before you start to action your goalswill cause you to lose your enthusiasm and abandon your pursuit. You will actuallyquit before you ever started. The conditions in your life will never be as perfect asyou desire so just start taking action.You may never have all the money, time, or knowledge you want to begin workingon your goals but you will have all the time, money and knowledge you desire afteryou start working on your goals.You must take risks, learn and improve as you go along and then watch aseverything begins to fall in place. If you have to wait for the perfect time to beginworking on your goals you will be waiting a long time!3. Create time for the goal.Many people have goals which remain unfulfilled because they are too busy doingeverything but working on the goal! You must be ready to invest your time andenergy to ensure that you succeed.Making excuses about lacking the time to work on goals that are important to you
  2. 2. Making excuses about lacking the time to work on goals that are important to youis procrastination, plain and simple. Procrastination will kill your dream before ithas a chance to see the light of day. Always make time to work on what you loveand consider important. If you feel this is impossible start tomorrow by taking just10 minutes to work towards your goal!Read what you need to learn, go for a walk to start losing weight or listen to anaudio tape. Hey why not educate yourself while you walk with audio. See howeasy it is to work your goals into your night.4. Decide once and for all!The process of goal accomplishment, like most things in life begins with adecision. You decide what you want to achieve, then you plan how and then yougo get what you want.When you find a goal that is important, you will be compelled to take action. Ifyou are experiencing the feeling of indecision then the goal you set may not bewhat you really want to do. Make up your mind and stop second-guessingyourself. When you find a passionate goal nothing can stop you from taking actionand making progress.5. Take the initiative.You are the one in charge of turning your dreams to reality. You decided on thegoal, now just take the initiative and get involved in the process of working onyour goals. Start asking people for help and sharing it with people you trust.Remember just because you have been sharing your ideas with others does notnecessarily mean that you are no longer responsible for turning them to reality.Don’t sit around waiting for others to make suggestions and guide your idea toreality. You have to do the work to succeed at this and nobody really cares aboutyour dream like you do.6. Invest in your dream.Money doesn’t buy you happiness but it can buy you knowledge. Research andask around as to who the experts are in your industry and consider investing incoaching from them. A great coach can save you months of time trying to figuresomething out that they could have just shown you.If you have an idea that needs money like a business or invention don’t bedeceived into thinking that people will invest or finance your idea just because youbelieve it is brilliant. If you are lucky, someone may invest in it, but you will mostlikely have to invest your time, energy and finances first.
  3. 3. Don’t let money hold you back from starting though. Ask the people you knowwho they may know that can help you learn what is needed. People are inherentlygenerous and you may find someone willing to lend you a hand or at the very leastpoint you in the right direction. If you tell the right people who knows the moneymay show up.7. Do one thing at a time.You are going to have multiple goals that all require your attention but trying towork on more than one at a time will lead to no goals being worked on. Commityourself to focusing your energies on the current goal at hand. If you are at thegym be 100% at the gym and not texting or making notes about work.Be as strict with yourself at your personal goals as you would be at your career.Would you while in the middle of your presentation bust out 25 push ups followedby some burpees? Probably not because you want to succeed at your career. Sowhy would you do it to your goal of being physically in shape?To get started on achieving your goals, you need to plan for them and make thema priority. If you keep crowding and cluttering your life with what does not matter,you many never, ever accomplish your goals.Remember that you can’t work on each goal each day and you can becomfortable with that knowing tomorrow you have a chance to work on the nextone.Take Action Request:I want you reflect on your life and see where you may be living it to get theapproval of someone. Who is it and what do you feel you are sacrificing to gettheir approval? Bookmark this post so you can tackle the other 6 another day.Your Life Your Choice Your DesignDarrin WigginsPersistence allows you to keep taking action even when you don’t feelmotivated to do so, and therefore you keep accumulating results.Persistence will ultimately provide its own motivation. If you simplykeep taking action, you’ll eventually get results, and results can bevery motivating.” – Zig Ziglar