Personal goal setting could be quite tricky and may pose as a challenge for some individuals who are not used to keeping track of their accomplishments and organizing their goals. For this reason, this article is written on how to improve your life by setting your goals successfully. Personal goal setting is a strong and empowering instrument you could utilize to bring yourself success, enhancing both your self confidence and also an increased respect from your family, friends and colleagues.
Personal goal setting all about being proactive and about being patient. Success does not come all at once-it takes a lot of planning, and most of all, decision and action on your part. Pro-activeness would assist you in taking real action to complete your day to day activities and goals, and the virtue of patience would be very useful when you step towards your long term goals gradually one step at a time.
If you really want to succeed, enhance and develop your career and fully enjoy your lifestyle, then you should begin to consider seriously about your personal goal setting. Each and every one who is serious about working on their personal goal setting can think of life as like that of a marathon: if you have never been in a marathon before, running to win is not just unrealistic, but also very disappointing and frustrating.
But if the first time you race you run only to finish the course, then the next time you would be more ready or prepared and would be able to finish in a better position than your initial marathon. In the long run, if you have “raced” enough, you would be able to attain easily your more difficult aspirations, and absolutely, the rewards would be all the more deserving and fulfilling.
This theory is also applicable to personal goal setting: your starting objectives must be easy to attain; the succeeding targets can be a bit tougher or bigger and so on. Just like going to school, for personal goal setting to be effective and successful, it has to be a step-by-step learning process where you think about what you did wrong and what you did right, and hence, you get better and better doing it on a daily basis.
So, there is no point in setting goals that are too tough to attain! If you are not well prepared, then you would likely to fail, and that may create such a huge blow to your self esteem. Therefore, if you have a big, lifelong personal goal, then you should “mince it” into much smaller goals, easier to reach, and set a reasonable “deadline” or time frame to accomplish it.
After all, you just can’t ask a person to build a house if you do not teach him how to lay down a brick first. And in that way, your confidence in yourself and self esteem will develop and improve gradually and you would get rewards sooner. Furthermore, if you complete small tasks day by day, you would then complete and achieve bigger goals without you even noticing it!
About the Author:
The author of this article, Amy Twain, is a Self Improvement Coach who has been successfully coaching and guiding clients for many years. Amy recently published a new home study course on how to boost your Self Esteem. Click here to get more info about her Quick-Action Plan for A More Confident You.