admin-ajax.php

Goals…a short guide

 Goals. Goals 300x225

The word “goals” seems to generate a certain sort of emotional weight, for many, it’s a roll-your-eyes-sort-of-dread.

“…Not this again…”

I’ve found the following ideas to be helpful as we enter the annual season of goal setting.

1- Goals are guesses.

I’m giving you permission to relax as you think about goals.

No one knows exactly what they are going to be doing 17.5 years from now.

No sense in laboring over a false sense of precision. Guess.

2- Goals are flexible. 
ad_inv_suc

It’s possible to be completely committed to a goal and at the same time open to changing it.

Don’t change your goal just because it turns out to be harder than you thought to reach it.

But you can change it if it no longer represents what you think you want to do.

Remember, it was a guess.

3- Goals are yours.

Not your neighbour’s or Instagram’s.

Yours.

4- Think big goals & micro-actions. Against The Stream Opposite Concept Leader Goldfish

Having a big, scary goal gets you out of bed.

Repeatedly taking the next smallest step keeps you moving

That’s it.

P.S. Since sharing goals can help you reach them, leave a comment and let me know what you have planned.



icon-podcast-large

SUBSCRIBE & DON'T MISS A SINGLE EPISODE OF MICHAEL YARDNEY'S PODCAST

Hear Michael & a select panel of guest experts discuss property investment, success & money related topics. Subscribe now, whether you're on an Apple or Android handset.

 

NEED HELP LISTENING TO MICHAEL YARDNEY'S PODCAST FROM YOUR PHONE OR TABLET?

We have created easy to follow instructions for you whether you're on iPhone / iPad or an Android device.

icon-email-large

PREFER TO SUBSCRIBE VIA EMAIL?

Join Michael Yardney's inner circle of daily subscribers and get into the head of Australia's best property investment advisor and a wide team of leading property researchers and commentators.


Avatar for Property Update

About

Michael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who help their clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's once again been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and his opinions are regularly featured in the media. Visit Metropole.com.au


'Goals…a short guide' have 4 comments

  1. Avatar for Property Update

    January 2, 2018 @ 6:57 pm Patrick Carr

    Michael, thanks for the short reminder on goals and their power. I particularly like number 74 from your recent top 100 list. “A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.” – Greg S. Reid – it now has pride of place on my fridge to inspire me for the year ahead. Thank you.
    Regards,
    Patrick

    Reply

    • Avatar for Property Update

      January 3, 2018 @ 2:25 am Michael Yardney

      Thanks Patrick – May 2018 be a year you achieve many of your goals

      Reply

  2. Avatar for Property Update

    January 2, 2018 @ 10:55 am Aaron

    I will be debt free this year.

    Reply


Would you like to share your thoughts?

Your email address will not be published.
CAPTCHA Image

*

facebook
twitter
google
0
linkedin
0
email

Michael's Daily Insights

Join Michael Yardney's inner circle of daily subscribers.

NOTE: this daily service is a different subscription to our weekly newsletter so...

REGISTER NOW

Subscribe!