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