goals / 12 posts found

How to Set the Perfect Goal

by koku_jin
Last post we discussed the criteria that for goals that cause you to change your behavior enough to attain them.  I promised that in this post I would share what makes a goal “perfect” – one that you want to achieve, you can achieve, and it transforms your life for the better.  You might have heard about my Author Apprentice platform.  It’s a one-year mentoring where I’m coaching the participants on writing an extraordinary book.  The first module involves creating the concept and the Table of Contents (TOC).  That tells us what the book is going to be about and […]

Having Trouble Reaching Goals? This Could Be Why

by koku_jin
Goals, goals, goals… we all have them. But, only a select few seem good at consistently achieving and exceeding their goals. Would you like to join this select group? If yes, then read on to discover some little-known wisdom about goal setting and goal achievement.  How Goal Setting Impacts Our Lives “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar According to Psychology Today, goal setting is linked to higher achievement.((Psychology Today: Goal-Setting Is Linked to Higher Achievement)) This is due to several factors, including the ability of goal […]

How to Create an Action Plan and Achieve Your Personal Goals

by koku_jin
There’s no denying that goals are necessary. After all, they give life meaning and purpose. But goals don’t simply achieve themselves — you need an action plan to help you reach your goals. With an action plan, you’ll have a clear idea of how to get where you want to go, what it will take to get there, and how you’ll find the motivation to keep driving forward. Without a plan to stick to, it’s too easy to waver and get distracted. It’s why many people fail to keep their New Year’s resolutions or launch a much-wanted side hustle. Without […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Commit Your Goals to Writing

by koku_jin
Around the first of every year, you’ll hear a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions. Network television, radio shows, podcasts, and blogs all run features on the topic. Then around the start of summer, the subject comes up again as people realize the year is half gone. Often, they realize their resolutions have been long forgotten. The truth is, New Year’s resolutions don’t work. Get this: 25 percent of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions after one week. 60 percent of people abandon them within six months. (The average person makes the same New Year’s resolution ten separate times […]

How To Create A Tracking System For Your Food, Fitness and Mindset Goals

by koku_jin
You’ve got goals, girl!  Some goals you’ve had for a long frickin’ time and just can’t seem to make them a reality. We’ve all been there.  The good news is, it means we’re human. It means we’re normal. And, the fact that you are here, reading this, continuing to look for solutions and answers and tools… actually makes you one of the goal-getters most likely to find your breakthrough and get to where you need to go! You’ve totally got this.  There are a number of reasons why each of us have certain habits or behaviors that seem to evade […]

Bringing Your Social Media “A” Game

by koku_jin
Social media is becoming increasingly necessary for modern businesses just as it is becoming increasingly complex. While there are so many written and unwritten rules and best practices to observe when it comes to social media, there are also a few essentials for building a better social media presence many small business owners might not know about, like these. Get the Right Tools for the Job The goal of working with social media is to work smarter; not harder. That means you sometimes need to invest in the right social media tools to make your social media endeavors pay off with minimal […]

How to Set New Year Resolutions that Work (the missing ingredient)

by koku_jin
“Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.” ~Anonymous You’ve probably heard it before—if not, you’ve likely experienced it yourself: New Year Resolutions just don’t work! I have a different take. Very few people actually set New Year Resolutions. In fact, I’ll even go so far as to say that very few people have ever set a New Year’s Resolution. Certainly, countless millions have wished for better outcomes in the New Year. They hope New Year Dreams come true. Many even initiate a considerable amount of effort in their early pursuit. But that’s […]

4 Ways to Know Your Goals Are Too Small  

by mind development scholar
When deciding on long- and short-term goals, perhaps the Goldilocks and the Three Bears fable best exemplifies a healthy process. If you aim too high, not attaining them can be too hot. Aim too low, and your motivation could get cold. Setting the best goals for your needs is a lot like serving porridge, it needs to be just right. That being said, there is no right recipe or perfect temperature that works for everyone. Goals, like porridge, is not a one type fits all product. The happy medium goal for each of us can be vastly different from that […]

How to Smash Your Ambitious Goal in 30 Days

by personal development journalist
You can do incredible things in 30 days. Many of us only do a fraction of what is possible because of our thinking, our planning, and the obstacles that throw us off course. But what if you could plan for all that? Last month, I challenged myself to accomplish an ambitious goal in 30 days. Without any idea how I’d do it, I challenged myself to make an extra $1,000 in one month. I used 6 simple steps to get me to my goal. The result? I didn’t just hit it, I smashed it. I made more than $1,500 in […]

Getting SMART with Your Sales Goals

by personal development journalist
Achieve Results by Setting the Right Sales Goals Sales is all about achieving results, but how are you going to get there? Reaching a destination requires directions, and achieving results requires goal-setting. After all, how can you track your progress or celebrate success if you don’t know what you are hoping to accomplish? Goal setting improves performance: One 2015 study by psychologist Gail Matthews at Dominican University revealed that participants who actually wrote down their goals performed 33% better than those who did not. The world of psychology is filled with similar findings which emphasize the connection between goals and […]