Goal Setting

17 mistakes you make when chasing your goals

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Not achieving your goals? Creating lots of to do lists and never finishing anything? Feeling unproductive and unmotivated? Here are 17 mistakes you are making when setting goals. These are keeping you from achieving them! I offer some goal setting quick tips to turn them around! Set setting amazing goals and slaying them!

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So you’ve set your goals and your new year resolutions. You’ve lined up 10 items that will definitely be checked off at the end of the month. You’ve got this.

 
4 weeks roll by and you’ve only ticked one item off. *Shrugs* Well, that’s ok I’ll just roll them over to the next month.
 
Another 4 weeks roll by and now you’ve 2 items ticked off. At least it’s one better than last month!
 
But this pattern of not ticking off your goals continues. Month after month. When 31st December rolls around, only 4 out of 10 items are completed.
 
Sound familiar?
 
Many of us start the New Year all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. We’ve got big dreams and goals for the year ahead. We start each week enthusiastically. Our to-do lists are filled. So why do we always not achieve our goals? Why do we see the same boxes unchecked on our to do list each day?
 
Setting goals is usually much easier than achieving them. You are most likely making a few mistakes along the way that is stopping you from getting where you want to be.
 
Read on to find out which mistakes you are making in your goal setting journey and turn them around with my quick tips.

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Goal Setting

How to conduct effective weekly reviews

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Do you want to: be more focused, more productive, set effective goals and slay them all? Enter the weekly review. Learn how to conduct a super effective one that will ensure many productive days and weeks ahead!

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Are you in the habit of reviewing your goals?

If so, how often do you do it?

Reviewing your goals is a very critical step to take in achieving them. It’s so easy to get bogged down by the little things, constantly reacting to what life throws at us instead of being proactive. It’s so easy to let life pass us by.

The days bleed into months and then years.

Many of us find that though time moves forward, our goals never do. We make the same resolutions year after year, the same tasks and projects appear on our to-do lists each week.

How do we solve this? How do we ensure that we make progress on our goals?

The Answer: The Weekly Goal Review 

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Goal Setting

Why setting goals is important

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The 5 reasons why setting goals - both long term and short term goals are important for you. Goal setting worksheet; goal setting printable just for you. Start planning your life today!

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What are your goals for next year? Where would you like to be at this time next year? What would you like to have accomplished in the next three years?

How do you feel when you are asked questions like that? Annoyed? Excited?

When I was younger I would feel incredibly annoyed whenever anyone asked me those questions – and they were rather frequent! Like how the heck would I know what I was doing in 5 years time?! Let alone next year? And why was the need to set goals so important when I can do whatever, whenever I want?

But now that I’m older, I finally recognise the importance of goals – having gone through a couple of years in my early 20s just existing from one day to the next, not being very ambitious or motivated.

Having been planning my life goals for a few years already, I’ve come to really appreciate how useful the process is.

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