How To Set Goals In A Way That Helps You Accomplish Them

Four keys to setting more effective goals.

Nothing has a bigger influence on the fate of your pursuits than your ability to set a clear, measurable, and meaningful goal at the start of your journey.

1. Make Your Goal Measurable

The best way to set a measurable goal is to define every term you use in your goal.

2. Don’t Confuse A Goal With A Result

It’s easy to confuse these concepts and set a result as your goal, but that leads you to chase an outcome instead of pursuing the thing that CREATES the desired outcome.

3. A Clearly Defined Goal Reveals The Steps It Takes To Accomplish It

Well-defined goals reveal the strategies necessary to accomplish them.

4. The More Goals You Have, The Less Likely You Are To Achieve Them

Think about this: How much more likely would you be to accomplish a goal if it was the only one you had for a given day, month, or year?

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I run the For The Interested newsletter and help clients use social media and newsletters to grow and activate audiences. ForTheInterested.com/subscribe

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