How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

I recently started work on a new project centered around the topic of goal setting. Personally, I’ve been able to make some significant changes in my life in the past 18 months through my own practice of setting short term and long term goals.

While researching the subject I came across a wonderful TED Talk that I wanted to share here today:

Happy New Year!

On December 29th of last year I wrote a post about my goals for 2012. I recently went back and reviewed them to see what I had accomplished and what was left. Here is that list.

2012 Goals:

  • Teach a Class (already scheduled!)
  • Publish a 2nd book in the marketing arena (already started!)
  • Double my subscriber count
  • Double my pageviews
  • Offer subscribers to my blog exclusive content
  • Produce more video for the blog
  • Visit someplace new
  • Learn to play the tin whistle (that’s the Irish in me)
  • Bike 1000 miles (over the course of the whole year)
  • Donate more to charity
  • Help someone I know market their business free of charge

I’m a big proponent of setting goals, both personal and professional. I keep a notebook with goals written down, so that I can physically cross them out once completed. The act of crossing them out is very fulfilling. And each time I cross one out, I write a new one down.

Try it and you might find you can accomplish more in 2013 than you ever thought possible.

Happy New Year!