Time to Act


You thought about your goals. You generated ideas and evaluated them to choose goals that are meaningful, high priority, and provide high Return on Investment to hit the Sweet Spot. You made a written plan to make them SMART with specific action steps, rewards selected and target dates set. Now comes the critical part: taking action.

Ideas without action are unfulfilled dreams.

Take action

What actions can you take today to move you closer to your goals? Remind Yourself by keeping your goals visual and visible with a goal master list of the top priority goal in each life area. Understand the Economy of Goals, and focus on the benefits of accomplishing your goal.

Get started with the power of a routine and strategies to get motivated. Getting started is the hard part – commit to five minutes and you might keep going. Get clear about purpose and find flow.

Move beyond your comfort zone and take a considered risk. Comfort zones are familiar and safe but you don’t learn and grow there. What’s the worst that could happen? How big is the risk? Helen Keller said “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all.” Read more inspiring quotes about taking a risk.

Learn how to form habits, and use strategies like the power of routine.

Learn why we procrastinate, and how to Combat Procrastination.To Get Motivated, you must challenge yourself to overcome resistance, conquer fear and embrace failure. As Mark Twain said, “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Read more inspiring quotes about courage. Own your life. If not you, who? If not now, when?-Hillel. Channel your inner adult to apply Grit and determination. Learn more from Scott Belsky on how to Make Ideas Happen.

Remember, time is short! The Angst Guide to Motivation

Keep a success file of projects you have completed. Celebrate your successes!

Additional reading:

I seek to create order from the chaos of complex information. Join me at the Daily PlanIt to gain insights, inspiration, and information to increase skills for a better life. I unlock the power of teaching reading with phonics in the pursuit of literacy at www.phonicspow.com. In my spare time I explore books and movies, often choosing titles available on both screen and page.

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