I’ve been doing a lot of thinking (and reading) lately. In my post, Action Time, I talk about how I’ve started many challenges and written many posts about how I’m going to reach this goal or that goal – and then I get distracted, or lose motivation or interest.
I’ve determined that this is because I have not been fully committing to setting goals in a manner consistent with crossing that finish line of reaching my goals.
By now, we’ve all heard about how important it is to write your goals down.
Quite frankly, until recently, I believed that blogging about certain goals would be enough to fulfill that important written requirement, not to mention, the accountability we all believe is there if we share our goals with others.
Well, as I’ve learned… it hasn’t been nearly enough for me.
So here are the 5 lessons I’ve learned from blogging about my goals – maybe they will help you be more effective in setting and reaching your goals!
One of the things I do when I blog about a goal, is really focus on the immediate, which for me is a mistake. I’m not thinking big enough! Sure I want to be able to do a strict pull-up, but I also want to eventually do a muscle up! So, why not make the goal bigger?! I mean, you have to achieve the goal of getting a pull-up before you can get a muscle up, but why limit your goals? Think big! I mean, the idea of setting a goal to complete a muscle up seems scary…
I mean, why limit yourself? Read more