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Goal Setting



Having goals—where we want to go or what we want to accomplish in any area of our lives and by when—helps keep our energies focused and organized, whether in work, educational, or personal practices. Clearly defined and manageable goals can help us accomplish amazing things; however, it’s not always intuitive how to map out a path that will keep us from being discouraged when challenges interrupt our plans. Tried-and-tested goal-setting strategies give us the wisdom to set achievable targets that keep us motivated and on track.

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Matt Cutts: Try Something New for 30 Days

Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.

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Everything Is Figureoutable

While most self-help books offer quick fixes, Everything Is Figureoutable will retrain your brain to think more creatively and positively in the face of setbacks. If you’re having trouble solving a problem or reaching a dream, the problem isn’t you.

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Three Surefire Ways to Get More Stuff Done

Here is a short list of the best ideas and habits to use every day in order to be more successful in life. All of these tips require some planning and preparation but are worth the effort.

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FindCenterYou can’t do everything, but you can do one thing, and then another and another. In terms of energy, it’s better to make a wrong choice than none at all. You might begin by listing your priorities—for the day, for the week, for the month, for a lifetime. Start modestly.

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How Not to Set Goals (Why S.M.A.R.T. Goals Are Lame)

Are S.M.A.R.T.

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset.

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A Spiritual “Paradox”: Setting Goals or Going with the Flow?

Sometimes people who have studied Eastern philosophy or are on a certain spiritual path feel a hesitation about using creative visualization when they first hear of it.

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FindCenterYou are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.

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Weekly Planning—A Video from the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

To live a more balanced existence, you have to recognize that not doing everything that comes along is okay. There's no need to overextend yourself. All it takes is realizing that it's all right to say no when necessary and then focus on your highest priorities.

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The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul

Your bucket list. Quarterly objectives. Strategic plans. Big dreams. Goals. Lots of goals and plans to achieve those goals―no matter what. Except . . . You're not chasing the goal itself, you're actually chasing the feeling that you hope achieving that goal will give you.

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