Clear goals and expectations
Have you established a goal list that is too long? You put it on the shelf and don’t look at it until next year when you write goals again? It’s so easy to list ALL goals to be achieved and to become so overwhelmed, we avoid them. First define your five year goals. An exercise to help you with this is: Picture yourself 5 years from now: where do you live, how many clients/customers do you have, how much money are you making a year, what does your house look like...draw a clear picture in your mind. Don’t worry about the “how.” Now, stand in that place as if it was now. Look back today and make a list of what you did to get there. These steps become your quarterly goals. If you declare that your business will be in a large warehouse in 5 years, there are several steps to get there. Quarterly steps are manageable. Only 3-5 business and 3-5 personal goals per quarter will be sufficient. All goals should be measurable at the end of the quarter. For example: Select the area of France that has castles available, decide on the castle you want to visit in a year. Then, list 3-5 steps to take for the first following quarter. (open a travel account to save XXX amount of money in three months, pick up 5 travel brochures, watch 3 videos of the area, etc.
Post the list in front of you by your desk, so you see it everyday
I’d love to hear what your quarterly goals are. Please leave a comment.
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Kristy is a Personal Evolution Coach with nearly three decades of helping others achieve their highest goals. Being able to bring clarity to any situation will ultimately resolve that situation and leave each party with a feeling of worthiness, fulfillment and gratitude.