How To Set Personal Goals
All entrepreneurs or anyone for that matter, must learn & practice setting PERSONAL GOALS; this is an excerpt from Dr. Stephen Covey & what steps we should take in setting personal goals…
In an effort to set more Personal goals in life we need to have a personal goal planning session of our own. Personal goal setting is very personal and one must look inward to understand what it is they truly want to accomplish. setting personal goals requires discipline, time, and a desire to make personal change. achieving personal goals can be as simple as making a promise and keeping that promise. To achieve our goals many people will create what is called a personal goal statement. This will help the individual understand exactly what the goal is about and why they feel the goal is important to them. The individual should ask questions like How will this goal affect me if achieved? Is this a personal development goal? or is this a career development goal? How will this goal affect me in the 4 areas of life, body, heart, mind, and spirit? There are hundreds if not thousands of personal goal examples available to us however evaluate your life, identify what is truly important and determine what areas of life would you like to affect and what do you see as the most important goal you could work on.
Take one goal at a time, one week at a time, set a goal for a week, a few days, or even today. Some examples of personal goals could be as simple as arising at 5:55 every morning for the next week, write in a journal for 30 days, read an inspirational book, establish an exercise routine, Go on a 1 week vacation with the family to Hawaii, Go running every day for 1 month. You’ll notice that these goals are specific enough to see the begin as well as the end, and they will allow you to identify specific steps or questions you can ask yourself each day to establish accountability to yourself in accomplishing the goal. Your goals should be surrounded by the roles that you currently fulfill.