Achieve Your Goals For Success Step By Step
You have a dream! Now, how do you make it happen?
First, imagine that it is real. See every detail so clearly
that you can reach out and touch it. You can feel the emotions
of being there. For example, if you want a certain car, then
what kind is it? What color is it? Imagine you are sitting
in it like you will when it is brand new. How does it feel?
How does it smell? Go for a drive in your car. If it's a convertible,
drive with the top down! Experience the wind blowing in your
face and through your hair. Hear the sounds around you. If
you can take a real test drive in one, do that! Get a picture
and post it where you will see it each day. Do this visualization
several times a day until it becomes part of you. This action
is important because your subconscious will help enable you
to reach your goals to achieve your dream.
Next, break the big dream down into specific, measurable goals
to get you there. If you are dreaming of something that costs
a certain amount of money, like the car, you will set a date
on when you want to have this money.
Once you have your date, then break your timeline down into
segments. Perhaps you set the date one year from today. So
the next step is to break that down into a goal for each month,
then a goal for each week, then a goal for each day. It may
be easier to start with the days, and then multiply out to
the weeks and months.
Now that you know what your specific timeline is, you need
to determine the specific actions you can take to reach each
specific goal. If it is a money goal, like in the example
above, you know how much money you need to put away each day.
So now you need to figure out what actions you need to take
each day in order to be able to do that
. If your goal is accomplishing a project, your timeline will
be broken down into different steps you need to finish in
order to get the whole project done. For example, if you are
writing a book, you may need to do some research before you
can write it. So the first major accomplishment on your way
to that goal is to complete the research. Then you need to
set a time to complete your basic outline. Then a time to
complete each chapter. Then a time for editing. You can break
each major step down into little steps that must be done each
day in order to complete the entire book by your target date.
Now that you see what you will need to do each day in order
to achieve your big goal, ask yourself if each day's task
is reasonable. Be truthful. If you know you can do what is
required each day, then you have your plan. If it will be
very difficult to meet each day's requirement, then extend
your timeline until you have something you know you can do
every day. This way, you are setting yourself up for sure
It's just like the ancient philosopher said: "A journey of
a thousand miles begins with one step." No matter how big
your dream is, if you break it down into baby steps that you
can do each day, you will find your journey to success filled
with the joy of achieving many goals.
Reaching your smaller goals will, indeed, assure you that
you are on your way to reaching your dream! You will gain
the confidence you need to continue and receive the desire
you need to do whatever actions are required each day!
Celebrate achieving even the little goals, and enjoy your
journey to your certain success!
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