6 Steps To Stay Motivated To Reach Your Goals
POSTED ON JANUARY 2, 2015
In order to reach new levels in life you need to make goals and achieve new accomplishment. Even Savvy Professionals have to work hard and sacrifice things to take our lives and business to the next level. Here are 6 steps to reach your goals and become the master of your destiny. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” ~ Confucius
1. Stop that stinkin thinkin: It’s time for a mind shift, if you want to accomplish something different this year well you need to change the way you think. No more excuse, negative thoughts, and procrastination. You have something to accomplish and you are going to do whatever it take to get it done.
Savvy Tip: Say to yourself “I will have ________ done by ____ no matter whatever it takes. All I need to do is find out what whatever it takes is.”
2. Set a goal: Figure out what your goal is. Write it down. Research what it takes to make it happen. Do those things and ta dah you have accomplished something.
Savvy Tip: Vision Boards are an awesome way to help you reach your goals. Put your board where you are the most or where you get distracted the most.
3. Be Creative: Find fun ways to finish your goals. Some people do very well with a routine and strict structure, but some people are the complete opposite. If you are the type of person who always needs to keep it fresh and new, it’s time to think out the box.
Savvy Tip: Make it a completion; either between a friend, associate, or against yourself. You could also fill a jar with marbles and every time you get one step closer you move one marble from that jar to a newer emptier one. Whatever it takes remember.
4.Support Please: Find some people who are trying to reach the same goal as you or at least similar ones. Look for people who have already reached the goal and ask for advice.
Savvy Tip: Start a group on Facebook or at a coffee shop for people who want to learn from each other on reaching your goal subject. It’s a proven technique that will make reaching your goal easier.
5.Surround yourself with the good stuff: Saturate yourself in the subject, follow it on all social media, read books, magazines, online article. This way it will always be on your mind, keeping you aware of your goal.
Savvy Tip: Learning everything about the subject can make you an expert on it. Just think, when you reach you goal you can maybe make some extra money with you knowledge.
6.Celebrate accomplishments, whether big or small. You’ve worked hard and probably sacrificed some things to reach it celebrate and give yourself a pat of the back you’re an all-star and your deserve it.
Savvy Tip: Try to reward you self with things that are related to your goal, this can be extra motivation.
Also hanging a picture of the reward around could help you rally in the hard times.