Design the Future You Desire One Goal at a Time
It is time for you to take a really bold step, to begin dreaming big, to have huge expectations and to finally put your aspirations on the line. Have the courage to finally define, describe and proclaim your goals for the future. This is the first and one of the most important steps you will take on your path to long term sustainable success.
Your goals are in effect a list of the things you wish to accomplish over the next few years. Goals are really just your dreams that you have finally time defined and written down. This act of writing your goals down will act as a record of your commitment to begin taking daily action. Clearly defined goals, daily discipline, belief in yourself and inspired daily action are the four main pillars of the goal achieving process.
The first step to convert your dreams into SMART, balanced and sustainable goals that will produce the life of achievement you desire. Is to clarify exactly what you really want. In a nutshell you must decide who you want to be, what you want to have and what you want to do. This is a crucial starting point as you cannot begin taking action to deliver on your dreams, until you are absolutely clear on what “SUCCESS” really means to you.
Clearly define the type of person you want to be when you achieve “SUCCESS” one day. Explore all the possible accomplishments you would wish to experience and examine the type of life you would like to lead as you traverse the path toward “SUCCESS”. Do not allow yourself to be bamboozled by what societies expectations are regarding “SUCCESS” Know what whole life success means to you. How will you want to feel, act and what legacy would you want to leave behind?
Once you have a crystal clear picture of what you want your future success to look like. Begin the process of describing your dreams and begin recording all your dreams. Avoid the tendency to prejudge your potential and have the courage to go big and allow your mind to flow freely. You will only achieve whatever your mind believes is possible for you, no more and no less. Change what you believe and you will most certainly change what you can achieve.
Anything you can conceive, visualize and believe is within the realm of possibility for you and can be accomplished. Napoleon Hill wrote it very eloquently when he said “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve” It takes as much effort to create small goals as it does to create really big ones. Your mind is merely a vessel that serves you. So have the courage to challenge and stretch your mind and to see great possibilities available to you in the future.
Little goals will result in little accomplishments, whilst big goals stretch you and result in outstanding achievement. It takes just as much energy, discipline and commitment to achieve small goals as it takes to achieve large goals. Why waste energy on small goals, go big and you will achieve big.
Have courage, overcome your FEAR and accept this call to greatness. Expect greatness and super achievement as you accept your responsibility to live your potential. Create goals that will allow you to sculpture the best possible version of you.