Expert Insights on Goal Setting

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Do you often feel as if your life is slipping through your fingers like sand? Don't let your life pass you by! Find your passion, set goals that reflect the life you want to live, and then give it your all.


  • Acquire insights on how to achieve your goals by looking ahead.
    Acquire insights on the importance of aligning your goals with a vision.
    Acquire insights on the importance of looking within to define your goals.
    Acquire insights on how to achieve your goals by being passionate about them.
    Acquire insights on how to set your goals in four dimensions.
    Acquire insights on the importance of identifying personal goals.
    Acquire insights on how creating momentum can help people achieve their goals.
    Acquire insights on how to achieve goals with if-then plans.
  • Acquire insights on how to create a long-lasting change in your behavior by involving others.
    Acquire insights on achieving smart goals by making them smart, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time bound.
    Acquire insights on the reason why one should invest his or her energy in the process to reach your goals and not think about the outcome.
    Acquire insights on the importance of re-evaluating your goals.
    Acquire insights on how to change a long-held habit by applying a s.m.a.r.t plan.
    Acquire insights on how to capture a win by planning backwards from your goal.
    Acquire insights on three essential strategies for setting goals.
    Acquire insights on an action plan to help you achieve your goals.


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    1.  Achieve Your Goals By Looking Ahead
    2m 42s
    Following a straight line to reach your goals happens rarely; be prepared to reset as needed to reach your destination. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Align Your Goals with a Vision
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    Goals can be fragmented and lead us in different directions. A vision should come first; a vision of how we want to live our lives—what kind of legacy we want to leave behind. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Look Inward for Your Vision and Goals
    2m 31s
    Don’t define your vision and goals by looking at the outside world. Look inside instead. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  From Passion to Goals; Clarity to Certainty
    3m 37s
    With doubt comes uncertainty. Keith Abraham explains how to get over this hump so that you can achieve those things about which you are most passionate. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Setting Goals in Four Dimensions
    4m 36s
    Write down your priorities for the short; medium; and long terms in four major categories: your career; your relationships and family; your role in the community; and as caretaker of your mind; body; and spirit. Review and rebalance the priorities periodically. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Identify Your Personal Goals
    Don’t let life pass you by. Keith Abraham shares why it’s important to stop every now and again and recharge your personal battery. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating Momentum
    2m 14s
    Activity cures inactivity. Keith Abraham shows why people don’t need to be motivated; they just need to create momentum. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Achieve Goals with If-Then Plans
    4m 25s
    Goals like lose weight and exercise more are too vague. Increase your chances of achieving goals by pairing specific conditions with specific actions. If it’s 3:00 I will walk up and down three flights of stairs — exactly what to do; and when and where to do it. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  To Make a Change; Involve Others
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    Want to create a long-lasting change in your behavior? Set the goal; write it down; and state it publicly. Then; ask others to help you. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Achieving Smart Goals
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    Smart goals—specific; measurable; achievable; relevant; and time bound—are dumb when “achievable” and “relevant” are overlooked. The individual must see the final result and feel it’s good for him or her. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Invest in the Process; Not the Outcome
    2m 53s
    Actions are within your control but not their outcomes. Set goals; then forget them. Put all your energy into the activities needed to reach the goals. John Wooden; in the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and coach; never talked about winning; only about effort. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Reevaluating Goals
    2m 47s
    Goals are important. It’s also important to know when to give them up. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  S.M.A.R.T. Goals
    Changing a long-held habit can be difficult, but applying the S.M.A.R.T. method gives you an edge. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Working Backwards From a Win
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    To capture a win; plan backwards from your goal. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Effective Goal Setting
    2m 14s
    How do you put a priority on the most important things you need to do when you have so many different things to do? Dorie Clark shares three essential strategies for setting goals. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Achieve Your Goals
    2m 19s
    Are you among the 8 percent of people who actually achieve their goals? If not, this action plan will help you to accomplish what you desire. FREE ACCESS


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