You might have marvel how some individuals seem to do so well at reaching their goals while others aren’t so good at it. One of the reason why some fail is that they don’t have a specific goal, one that is clear and focused. Additionally, they do not have a schedule of steps to actually work toward achieving their goal. There is more to just achieving any goal than just having a goal. All the same it is a first step.
To achieve goals you must first set clear and very specific goals. However, it must be achievable as well. But you do want to challenge yourself, and set the goal high, you need to ensure that any goal you set is attainable. Hence, you will need to determine what you want in your goal. For instance, your eventual goal is to lose fifty pounds.
Obviously, any individual who sets their mind to lose 50 pounds can be done, but they can not and shouldn’t try do it in 30 days. Therefore lose 50 pounds in 30 days is an unreasonable goal. Rather, a more reasonable and doable goal is to lose 50 pounds in 30 weeks. This is more in line with health recommendations not to lose more than 2 pounds per week, and gives you some leeway to accomplish your goal.
Set Actionable Tasks
What is more, any goal that you would like to carry through needs to have the “why” and the “how” included with the “what” of your goal. In the above example you want to lose fifty pounds in 30 weeks, which is a bit less than 2 pounds per week. You will need to look at your dieting, work out the amount of calories you should ingest and the necessitate physical exercise you need to accomplished your goal.
Today there are online calculators to make this easy, let’s say it specify that if you consumed 1800 calories a day, and walked for 20 minutes each day, you would achieve your goal that you set within the 30 weeks limit. So, now you need to include planning your meals and fitting in the exercise necessary to reach your goal. But because of the search you did, you know exactly what is called for to be successful with the goal you set.
Don’t allow anything to chance. Instead, schedule every steps necessary to reach your goals into a real calendar. Writing a list isn’t good enough – you need to schedule everything so that you don’t overlook a single day due to losing track of your agenda. You will need time to eat healthier, that needs more time to prepare and cook foods, and you will need time to fit in your exercising. You need to be realistic about how long each particular will take and schedule them into each day properly.
No goal will ever be accomplished if regular action isn’t taken every day. Each morning, view your calendar and follow through on the agenda and the standards you have set for yourself to get things done. All you have to do is the minimum necessary each day to reach your goal.
In the end, you will need to repeat these steps every single day. When you make very specific and clear goals with very specific steps to achieving the goal, based on reality, you will soon discover the secret to success that seems to escape so many people. The real secret is in the doing. It’s like going on a long trip – if you take one step at a time, moving in the direction that you’ve planned out for yourself, you will get to the end and you will be successful.
Achieve goals is just a matter of setting reasonable and realistic goals, and then setting up a schedule of achievable tasks and steps that bring the outcome you want. You can start today to achieve your goals.
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