How To Achieve Your Goals And Become Ultra-Successful, According To Harvard Research

Elle Kaplan
Feb 12, 2018 · 4 min read
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Most people fail to achieve their goals and the success they want — here’s why.

However, while you strive to reach your long-term goals, energy-draining struggles and challenges will come your way and affect your mindset. If you are not in your best shape mentally and physically, your performance will become compromised.

The good news is that Harvard Business Review found a solution to this dilemma through a series of extensive studies.

Read on to get some tips on how to properly motivate yourself over the long-term and crush your goals, without having to give up on what’s truly important in life.

Be specific on your goals

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins

Evaluate your progress

Once you hit these short-term targets, you will know for sure that rewards can be justified as opposed to rewards that are based on impulsive decisions.

Find a trusted mentor

Blind spots that are not privy to you are potentially dangerous because circumstances might retaliate. Through a mentor, your judgments could be improved through eliminating emotions that are not helpful.

Maintain a rational mind

For instance, you want to purchase a new gadget which will be useful, yes, but will also force you to go over your intended budget for months. Before you even go for it, you can either find other less expensive options that will fit your budget (if you badly need it now), or to think about it once more and internalize the impact of this move to your overall financial targets this year.

Make it habit to be grateful

Overconfidence, if not managed well could lead to arrogance and too much self-assurance. Once you can no longer see the value of the little things (or the people around you), it will force you to attribute successes to your own doing. If this attitude progresses, you will keep on finding reasons to give yourself what you think you need as of that moment even if it’s entirely biased.

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey

The bottom line

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For more information on how to build your future financial success, you may also visit LexION Capital.

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Elle Kaplan

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CEO/Founder of @LexionCapital & CIO of LexION Alpha. Self Made Entrepreneur, Financial Expert & Dreamer. Visit http://ow.ly/TiMM30haQcj to learn more.

Mission.org

A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

Elle Kaplan

Written by

CEO/Founder of @LexionCapital & CIO of LexION Alpha. Self Made Entrepreneur, Financial Expert & Dreamer. Visit http://ow.ly/TiMM30haQcj to learn more.

Mission.org

A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

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