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The Importance of Being Patient When Setting Long-Term Goals

From a previous article, I laid the foundation for effective goal-setting strategies. You have made a committed decision to reach a well-defined destination and you know in order to achieve your goal; you need to cultivate self-discipline, persevere, be resilient, etc. Is that the end of the story? Since there is no guarantee you will reach your goal within the time assigned, you will need … Continue reading The Importance of Being Patient When Setting Long-Term Goals

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How to Set—and Actually—Achieve Your Personal Goals

Imagine a plane leaving the airport without a destination. It will lift and get wherever the winds take it. Would you board that plane? I bet you would take a step back and reconsider. Similarly, without life goals, we are like an aircraft without a captain. You may leave the airport, but you won’t get very far. A goal gives us a strong sense of … Continue reading How to Set—and Actually—Achieve Your Personal Goals

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The Common Denominators of Every Successful Goal Setting Undertaking

A Google search for “goal setting” turns 960 million results in 0.90 seconds. Amazon yields 10,000 outcomes for the same keyword. It’s hard to dispute the importance of goal setting with such impressive numbers. However, such a wealth of materials makes the identification of successful goal-setting tools a daunting task. While there are many theories on how to achieve our objectives, every scholar agrees to … Continue reading The Common Denominators of Every Successful Goal Setting Undertaking

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Why Is Goal Setting Important and How to Set Goals

A Three-dimensional Model Showing the Importance of Goal Setting and How to Realize Your Most Desired Goals. “Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give me a man without a goal, and I will give you a stock clerk.” J. C. Penney. We live in a VUCA world, as the U.S. Navy puts it: volatile, uncertain, complex, and … Continue reading Why Is Goal Setting Important and How to Set Goals