Goals point to where you want to end up, not where you are today.
Motivation is what drives a person to move forward and put action
towards making their goals happen.
Brian Cagneey, Motivation: The 7 Laws Of Motivation
People who have goals succeed because they know where they're going. It's that simple.
Earl Nightingale, How to Completely Change Your Life in 30 Seconds
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Achieving your goals in life will make you happy.
In order to the balance of work and play, set goals and make
sure you accomplish them.
Make your plans, set your goals and get them accomplished.
Ginel Love, 25 Tips To Balance Everyday Work and Play
Goal-setting is also a vital element of motivation.
Clear goals will help you muster motivation for whatever your task at hand is.
Joanna Jast, Laser-Sharp Focus. A No-Fluff Guide to Improved Concentration, Maximised Productivity and Fast-Track to Success
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Goals like career change, losing weight, exercise endurance, improving health,
improving the quality of your life,
personal achievement, empowering family relationships, finding a
significant other, empowering social relationships
if they are all meaningful and require changes in habits,
changes in your way of life.
Yaniv Shlomo, Start Your Journey to Get the Life You Always Wanted: a step-by-step guide for making your dreams a reality
The process of setting a goal on the outer boundaries of what
we think is possible, and then systematically pursuing it, is one
of the most fulfilling parts about being human.
Brad Stulberg; Steve Magness, Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success
We must share our dreams with people who will see us working
toward and accomplishing our goals. Be encouraged by people
who say, "How about trying it this
The best way to approach a goal is to first break it down into very small bite size steps. Each one of these steps should lead logically to the next step to be completed in a linear order.
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The process of establishing a goal, then organizing your plan into a written step
by step action plan,
then dedicating the time and perseverance that it takes to follow
through is the way that successful people
all over the world have used again and again to achieve what they
want and desire.
Catherine Pulsifer, Make A Wish Come True
As you move towards your goals, your comfort zone will challenge
you every step of the way.
Virend Singh; Verusha Singh, The Comfort Zone : How To Overcome Your Greatest Challenge
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No matter how big your aspiration, setting some goals is the best
way to get from where you are to living your dream.
Shelley Galbreath, Discouraged Moms' Devotions to Go
Building new skills and habits, or achieving our (behavioural) goals in life,
involves very much the same art and logic that is required for building
From a simple arch to the Statue of Liberty, building
structures requires much planning and careful construction.
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I love the idea that we all have a comfort zone,
a place where we feel capable and at ease, but that
stretching outside this comfort zone is critical in many
cases for achieving our goals.
Andy Molinsky, Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge , and Build Confidence
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The main thing to keep in mind is that there can be many
sets of small goals involved in working up to your final and ultimate goal.
Ben Johnson, Grit: How to build up courage, always be determined, and never give up!
What are your own personal development goals? Every person no matter where or whom has something in
and around their life that causes them concern or, at the very least, pause to think how an aspect of their
life may not be exactly what they want or desire.
Personal Development Goals
The act of motivation can be set in motion by writing down a set of goals.
The preparation of goal setting in
and of itself means that there are designated steps that must be taken
to reach the result or goal.
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You
Remember to set goals to help you enjoy life -
don't just focus on work-related goals.
Will Ross, Happy for Life: Ten Key Strategies
We believe customer care must be strategic. This means both identifying
long-term or overall goals for customer care
and laying out how those goals will be achieved.
Anne MacKeigan, Customer Service the Sandler Way: 48 Rules for Strategic Customer Care
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Always continue to strive to improve, even if you achieve your goals in life.
Jennifer Arnold, Think Big: Overcoming Obstacles with Optimism
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If you'll take God's Word and make it the anchor of your strategies
for the change you desire,
you will accomplish your goals, exceed them and keep breaking every limit.
Roni Adigun, The Believer's New Year's Resolution Guide
To blame others for keeping us from happiness, fulfillment
and contentment is to waste creative thinking time that we could be using
to solve the real obstacles to our success. While I defend the
concept that people are never the problem, I also support the fact
that people do have problems,
and if we can help them with their problems, we also help
remove the obstacles in the way of our own goals.
Dr. Robert Watts Jr., People Are Never the Problem: A New Paradigm for Understanding Ourselves and Others; Refuse to Play the Blame Game
The interesting thing about goals is that they often evolve and mutate
even as we are working towards them. The more progress we make,
the more we
understand about them and sometimes, we change the way we see them.
Sometimes we get a little side tracked. What is important to understand
is that this is not neccarily a problem
Setting smart goals that include all the factors:, measureable,
achievable, responsible, and time related, have a more of a
chance of being successful than just stating what your goals will be.
It's a thin line between the divine gift to choose your goal
and to do it more than once (i.e., to turn the course of your life)
and giving the things up in the middle, incompleteness and blowing
hot and cold. It's very thin, but it exists.
Helena Angel, How To Be Happy
Meaningful goals are centered around relationships, personal growth, and
are autonomously chosen, meaning we chose the goal because we wanted it,
and not because someone thought we should, to please our parents,
or to live up to other popular ideas of 'success',
such as becoming famous and/ or wealthy.
Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
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Life's ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to
determine your values
and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to
build the life you want.
SMART is a form that represents a framework for making
effective goals. It stands for 5 qualities your goals ought to have,
they must be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound.
The sensible methodology is one in every of the foremost common
and effective tools for making realistic and possible goals.
Mary Hale, How to Set Smart Goals
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You must determine what you want to achieve and make a goal,
but just knowing that you want something is not enough. You will need
to plan, put your plan into action and always consider having a backup plan.
Charles Kenneth, How to Achieve Lasting Success in Life: An Easy, No Luck, Common Sense Guide to Becoming Successful
Goals give you a compass in order to direct your path through life.
Goals focus your thoughts and actions on areas that have precise
purpose and meaning.
Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Goals
Be accountable for doing the right things.
This means ethical execution of the activities that will actually
support the goals you have chosen for yourself.
Sam Silverstein, No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational
The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your
life running up and down the field and never score.
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For me, goals are my road map to the life I want.
They have helped me accomplish things I once thought were impossible.
Wings of Wisdom
Success is easy to achieve once you set your mind on a specific goal.
Atticus Aristotle, Success and Happiness - Quotes to Motivate Inspire and Live by
For whatever goal you want to achieve,
there is discomfort along that path. Self-discipline drives
you through this discomfort and allows you to achieve and attain.
It's an essential component of mastery, and nothing great
was ever accomplished without it.
Peter Hollins, The Science of Self-Discipline: The Willpower, Mental Toughness, and Self-Control to Resist Temptation and Achieve Your Goals
We have to dig deep and get a real understanding of why
we are procrastinating in the first place and then figure
out how we are uniquely motivated in order to push us towards our goal.
J. J. Thomas, Self Improvement: Procrastinate No More: How to stop stalling and start achieving results in your life
The goal you set must be challenging. At the same time,
it should be realistic and attainable, not impossible to reach. It
should be challenging enough to make you stretch, but not so
far that you break.
Goals can change from time to time but then remember to focus
on your priorities.
Roger Collmar, Procrastination Solution: How To Change Bad Habits For Life, Be More Productive And Get Your Dreams Back On Track
Once again, without a clear understanding and commitment to a set of
goals and preferred destinations, it is easy for us to wander in a variety
of directions that ultimately lead to our going nowhere at all.
Thomas Ingram, The New Normal: A Diagnosis the Church Can Live With
On a larger scale, focus can be seen as a person's ability to achieve
their life goals without falling prey to pitfalls like disappointment,
internal and external criticism, and the everyday obstacles that are
presented through chance.
Justin Byers, Focus Forward: How to Focus Your Mind to Rid Yourself of Distractions, Maximize Your Time, and Achieve More
Goals produce focus. Without a goal, there is no reason to focus on anything.
Think of a goal as a target.
Bill Price, Efficient Language Learning: Goal Settting and Time Management in Language Learning
Why do people fail to reach their goals?
Sometimes the cause is simply that people don't take themselves seriously.
With words, they'd be able to conquer an empire, but when it comes
to their actions, they can't even reach the remote control on the coffee table.
They long for a better life, but they won't get off the couch for it.
If words are not followed by actions, they are merely fantasies.
Zoe McKey, Rewire Your Habits: Establish Goals, Evolve Your Habits, And Improve Your Relationships, Health, Finances, And Free Time
We are working toward a definite goal, which is to prevent the
return of conditions which came very close to destroying what we
call modern civilization. The actual accomplishment of our purpose
cannot be attained in a day.
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes
Even if you suspect in your heart of hearts that you don't have the talent
or resources to accomplish your goals - much less accomplish your
wildest dreams - you don't
have to give them up. You just need to change your strategy.
Instead of working alone, you need to be part of a team.
John C. Maxwell, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
While working on completing your goal, you may encounter
possible setbacks. Instead of beating yourself up, look at them
as opportunities to learn and grow.
Kyle Nussen, Time Management: Learn Proven Skills and Techniques to Increase Productivity and Effectively Master Your To-Do List
Without a goal, you will continue creating yourself in the manner
you have been doing it so far. And obtaining the same expected
results, more often, unconsciously.
Helena Angel, How To Be Happy: Goal Setting or When Dreams Come True
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Grateful people achieve more and are more goal oriented.
People who practice being grateful are more generous and
do more paying it forward.
Lainey Garretson, Manifesting Abundance: The Miracle of The Law of Attraction
Your subconscious mind can help you achieve goals, eliminate
bad habits and replace them with good ones, improve your
self-image, be more creative, become a faster learner, and so much more.
James Thompson, Subconscious Mind Power
Big or small achievements can help a lot in your goal to live
with confidence all the time.
Ben Robinson, The Confidence Manual
Team working is when many people work together to achieve
mutual goals of interest which intern helps people to understand
others much better.
Moses Malange, teamwork: learn how to build an effective team working skills by working as a team with others and develop a great teamwork experience
In life, there will always be hurdles -but those hurdles should not
stop you from walking towards your goals.
Dylan J. Cameron, Positive Thinking In a Negative World.
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If you have tried, but failed, to make changes in the past
(such as when you made a New Year's Resolution), it may be
because the goal that you set was too big or too general.
Sue Hadfield, Change One Thing!
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For most of us, goal setting sounds and usually is a grueling process,
because we most often confuse a goal with a wish, an objective with a desire.
Michael Lombardi, The 5 AM Club: The Joy On The Other Side Of Morning
Our goal is not to merely gain knowledge on all of the issues
related to keeping house, though knowledge is a good and helpful thing,
but our goal is to seek wisdom in making our house a home.
Kim Brenneman, Home Management: Plain and Simple
A goal is a dream with ACTION behind it!
Tamara Rasheed, Breaking Free: Transform Your Business and Shift Your Family's Life Into Abundance