All of these ideas words are from the incredible book “With Winning in Mind” by Lenny Bassham. None of these ideas are my own.
A habit that separates the top five percent of competitors who win from the other 95 percent who just play is the practice of carefully setting goals. Here’s how to do it:
Step 1 – Determine a goal worth trading your life for.
You must be specific. The more you can identify exactly what you want, the better your chances of obtaining it.
Step 2 – Decide when you want it.
Putting a time limit on your goals helps you to formulate a plan to achieve them.
Step 3 – List the pay-value.
List all the reasons that are important to you for achieving the goal. Make certain the goal you set is big enough to change your life. Set a goal big enough to move you to change your habits or attitudes.
Step 4 – Honestly evaluate the obstacles in your way.
Be specific and think about what you are willing to give up.
Step 5 – Formulate your plan to get your goal.
The difference between a wish and a goal is that a goal has a written plan to get it.
Step 6 – Evaluate your plan before you proceed.
Think about how your plan will affect important people in your life. Ask yourself if the prize is worth the price – this is the most important piece of the goal-setting process
Step 7 – Schedule your plan.
On a calendar, on your phone, schedule it. If the goal doesn’t get scheduled it will not get done.
Step 8 – Start now.
Put out high-quality effort, consistently over time, and you can do anything you consistently dream of doing.
Step 9 – Hold on to […]