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Staying On Track: Tips for Goal-Setting and Making Them Happen


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Here's your quick how-to to keep the dreams coming!

Whether you're a soccer mom, or a successful entrepreneur, or a coffee shop barista, you undoubtedly have dreams. Here's a step by step way to make your wildest financial aspirations, love life goals, or whatever you want happen!


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Staying On Track: Tips for Goal-Setting and Making Them Happen

  1. 1. Staying on Track: Tips for Goal-Setting and Making Them Happen! Amanda Marie Porter Direct: 425.681.4341
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true” </li></ul><ul><li>Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens </li></ul>
  3. 3. GOALS AND DREAMS: WHY NONE ARE TOO LOFTY <ul><li>Part 1 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Goals and Dreams <ul><li>STEPS TO GOAL SETTING/DREAMING </li></ul><ul><li>Take some time and write out your goals and dreams. This is critical. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t contain your dreams to a “box”, get as big, or as little as you want. </li></ul><ul><li>Let the child in you out. </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLES OF GOALS/DREAMS </li></ul><ul><li>Be in better shape. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a new car. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop those bad habits. </li></ul><ul><li>Financial freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>Take that vacation. </li></ul><ul><li>Find the perfect house. </li></ul><ul><li>Get that last piece of your prized collection. </li></ul>
  5. 5. It’s Personal <ul><li>Here’s just a sampling of my Goals and Dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop biting my nails. </li></ul><ul><li>Add to my caution tape collection </li></ul><ul><li>Create a successful business team. </li></ul><ul><li>Use that darn gym membership. </li></ul><ul><li>Express my musical talents on a solo stage for the first time. </li></ul>
  6. 6. None Too Lofty <ul><li>Setting goals challenges you to work, play, and just plain live more focused. </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever your passions, your dreams are a direct result of them. Don’t stifle those passions! They keep your life exciting, and unique. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream” </li></ul><ul><li>C.S. Lewis </li></ul>
  8. 8. CREATING A TIMELINE AND WHY THAT IS KEY <ul><li>Part 2 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Creating The Timeline <ul><li>Creating a timeline helps hold you accountable to your dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>It helps those who you enlist to help you understand where you would like to go with your dreams. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Common Errors in Creating the Timeline <ul><li>Wanting all of them to come true as quickly as you write them onto the board. </li></ul><ul><li>Not actually writing it out. When it’s written, it’s a lot easier to see things. Think of it as your personal road map. </li></ul><ul><li>Putting it on the paper, and then putting it out of sight! Post it somewhere you’re always going to see it. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Suggestions <ul><li>Don’t overwhelm a certain time-frame with too many objectives. Space them out to reduce stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Set smaller steps into the fabric of your big goals. It helps you see the progress as you go, so you’re not as likely to give up. </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER GIVE UP! WHEN YOU HAVE A DREAM, RUN WITH IT! </li></ul>
  12. 12. A Vision Board <ul><li>A Vision Board is a very physical, very visual representation of your goals and dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>It consists of pictures of your goals and hangs in a very visual place in your house to help you. </li></ul><ul><li>Use magazines, the internet, your family photo albums, etc to find pictures of things you want, place them in chronological order. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at it daily to help you re-affirm those dreams! </li></ul>
  13. 13. REMEMBER THIS! <ul><li>“ The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you.” </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Bradley </li></ul>
  14. 14. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?! <ul><li>Get out of your own way! Leave the doubt at the door and the negativity at the curb. </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence in your goals is key. Lose the confidence, you lose the drive. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>“ Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it” </li></ul><ul><li>Johann Wolfgang von Goethe </li></ul>
  16. 16. Coming Soon <ul><li>Teamwork: What it takes to get your team to elevate! </li></ul><ul><li>I have the P.O.W.E.R, do you have the P.O.W.E.R? </li></ul><ul><li>Attraction: What’s in it? Want it? Here’s how! </li></ul>
  17. 17. To Your Success! <ul><li>Please call or email me with any questions that you may have. </li></ul><ul><li>Amanda Marie Porter </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Direct: 425.681.4341 </li></ul><ul><li>Also, please keep in touch with me! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>-- or -- </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>