Are You Interested, Or Committed?
One of my success mentors, John Assaraf, has a saying that I love: "When you're interested in having something, you'll only do what's convenient; when you're committed, you'll do whatever it takes."
I have kept this mantra top of mind when I am setting goals or find myself not achieving one. I ask myself, "Am I willing to do what it takes to achieve this goal? Am I doing what is convenient, or am I doing what's necessary (and out of my comfort zone)?"
There's a reason why not everyone is successful. It's because not everyone is willing to do what it takes.
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You Can't Hit a Missing Target–Another Success Tip for Goal-Setting
I was reviewing a client's "10 Goals in 90 Days" worksheet today and helping him to better define, plan, and create deadlines for his goals.
A few of his goals were too broad, and too big of a stretch for his stated timeframe. Although I encourage clients to stretch themselves and imagine doing or having bigger things than have before, I also make sure the goals have a good chance of success in relation to the circumstances of the client and/or their market.
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