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When All Else Fails, Focus on The Goals

“Goal Realization= Desire + Belief + Acceptance.”

Today I was mildly depressed.  Mainly because I’m not where I want to be, but also because I’m not going to be where I want to be anytime soon.

Then I went for a run and a Starbucks trip with a friend.  I realized one, I’m not far from having my immediate needs met (aka money); two, I realized I’m on the path to achieving my big goals as long as I focus and keep moving.

So you know what?  I just need to focus and affirm my goals.  Desire, belief and acceptance can be achieved by these things.  The results, both immediate and long term, WILL follow.

 

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Breaking Down Your Goals

Now that you have your year and month goals, break them down even further into weekly and daily to-dos.

Sometimes thinking of big goals stops me in my tracks. Not in the energy sense– if the goal matches who you are and what you love, thinking about it will bring a lot of excitement and spark.  It’s immobilizing in the sense that you don’t know where to begin and what to do now.

My example: I want to make $4,000 a month.  This sounds amazingly great and I love this goal.  But in the here and now, how would I get there?  Break it down! What avenues can get me the money?  What skills do I need to learn now/activities do I need to do now to achieve this amount each month?

Today, my breakdown’s allowed me to move closer to my goal: 15 cold calls, Craigslist ads, Constant Contact send outs and a couple emails.

How can you breakdown your goals today?

 

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Goals Sunday

Goals for Last Week

  • Run 4 times
  • Cycle 2 times
  • Swim!
  • 1 yoga session
  • Morning Pages everyday
  • Wake by 7am everyday
  • About me bya
  • 2 write sessions
  • Film 3-20-11 wedding (Wedding cancelled :(…)
  • Prep Planner Pad and blog about it (Prepped and not ready to blog until can actually use it.)
  • Pass out 50 cards for janitorial (Not fully 50, but more than previous total!)
  • Life Painting
  • Clean room (Nope…)
  • Make to-do list with everything on my mind and color code according to importance
  • Find out about and sign up for high school’s reunion dinner (Signed up!)

Goals for This Week

  • Run 4 times
  • Cycle 2 times
  • 2 yoga sessions
  • Morning Pages everyday
  • About me bya
  • 2 write sessions
  • Continue prepping Planner Pad!
  • Pass out 50 janitorial cards
  • Clean room
  • Have a downtown day
  • Finish Jump website
  • Finish Global website
  • Wednesday networking event
  • Get cubes or some organizing system for crafts
  • Start reading Quantum Touch

What are your goals for this week?

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