Vague goals don’t inspire action. That’s why it’s important to
get very specific about what you really want.
Make sure your goals are specific and measurable…
What do you want?
Why do you want it?
When will you achieve it by?
So your goal isn’t “I want to sell a lot of houses.”
It’s “I’m going to sell 25 houses at an average price of 250K
by December 24 so I can take my family to Europe.”
Have you ever created a vision board?
It might sound like an old-school exercise, but that
doesn’t mean it’s not powerful.
Create your own vision board not just about the
monetary reward or the experiences you plan to
enjoy, but also one that shows you actually doing
the work.When you add in everything that needs to
happen to achieve your goal, it helps you create
clarity around exactly how you’ll get there
Create a dailyvisualization discipline.
We’ve all heard the stories of champion athletes who saw
him or herself winning the title thousands of times before
actually achieving the feat. This is the same thing.
Simply close your eyes and see yourself achieving your
goal, and make sure to do this EVERY DAY!
In doing so, you’re conditioningyour conscious and
unconscious mind, which is a very powerful thing.
The next step is to convert your goals into affirmations in your
dialogue with yourself.
No longer is it “I want to earn $250,000.” It’s now “I earn
The key is to always state your goal in the positive and as if it’s
already been achieved.
This isn’t about fooling yourself. It’s about training yourself to
When you state these affirmations, you’re programming your
mind to do the things that will achieve the desired results.
And when your mind believes these affirmations,
your behaviors will naturally align with your goals.
STEP #5: ACTIVATE YOUR RAS
Your mind is a powerfulthing.
It’s constantly processing ideas,
sights, sounds, etc. and filtering the
vast majority of them out so you don’t
get overwhelmed and go crazy.
But when you open yourself to a new
goal, your mind can do you a big
It starts bringing that goalto your
attention when you encounter it in
As soon as you decide you want a
grey Lexus as your next car, you
begin seeing grey Lexus after grey
Lexus on the road. They were always
there, but not until you activated
your Reticular Activating System did
you start noticing them.
When you see someone creating the
result you desire, tell yourself that’s
where you’ll soon be. Use it to
reinforce your goals and inspire you
to keep doing the work to achieve
When you’ve set a big goal, the last thing you need
in your life is an energy-sucking vampire to nay-
say your excitement.
So don’t give them the chance… Avoid them!
Instead, surround yourself with people who
are headed in the same direction as you.
Seek out goal setters and goal achievers to spend
your time with. Leave the negativity behind.
Remember: Setting the goal is the easiest part of this
The real, most important secret to achieving a goal is to
stay in action until you achieve it.
If you’re not willing to do the work, it’s not even really a
goal, it’s just a wish.
Set the goal, put these steps in place and then create
the accountability necessary to keep yourself in
massive action until you achieve the goal.