FEBRUARY 10, 2022
We all have some goals and dreams in life. We all have something we want to achieve, but we don’t know how to achieve those goals.
When you ask yourself how to achieve your goals, you might have various ideas and paths that come up in front of you. And while the path to achieving your goals is different for everyone, there are some basic principles that all of us have to keep in mind to achieve our goals.
Let’s understand these principles to achieve your goals and create the life of your dreams!
You can also watch the YouTube video that I made on Goals below!
Define Your Goals
Not a lot of people know what their goals in life are!
According to the best research, only 13% of people are aware of their goals, and less than 3% have written their goals down. Out of that, only 1% of people regularly review and revisit their goals.
Now we know why only the top 5% or less achieve success in their lives!
If you don’t know where you’re heading, there is no way in the world that you will be able to achieve your goals.
What is it that you want? What is it that you want to achieve? Put that down in specific terms and write.
When you design your life, you get control. You decide the direction you head into, which gives you immense confidence in your ability and vision.
Create a beautiful vision board. Make it colorful. Invest some time in it. That itself will give you the motivation to get started on your goals.
But that’s not enough. To achieve your goals, you also need to review and be in touch with your goals constantly. That’s what will keep you going!
How can you do that? Make it a morning ritual that before you go and do anything, you will sit by your vision board and write every goal in your journal.
When you write, you build muscle memory, and you constantly remind yourself of your goals and realign yourself with your purpose before you start your work. That’s how you take the first step to achieve your goals.
Take Action NOW
We can visualize, dream and imagine a lot!
We can spend our entire days in detailed visualization of our goals. We can repeat thousands of affirmations thousands of times, hoping to get the results we want. But the truth is you will never achieve your goals if you don’t take action.
Implementation creates results; imagining doesn’t.
So, how can you get started on implementation to achieve your goals?
Take action now. And by now, I mean right at this moment!
If you can’t start taking action now, you will not do it tomorrow or on any other day in the future.
Even if it is just a tiny step, take it right now.
If your goal is to lose weight, go to the gym and walk on the treadmill for just five minutes.
If your goal is to write a book, open up your computer, create a new Word Document and write the first page of your book right now. Don’t delay it.
If your goal is to start a business, book your domain right now. Start your company registration process.
Whatever it is, get started now. Otherwise, it will never happen.
When you take the first step, you’ll move on to the second, third, fourth, and so on. The key is to get it started and get the ball rolling!
Chart Out a Plan
The first step has motivated you to keep going, but sometimes, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of effort and actions required to achieve your goals.
But, all you have to focus on is taking the second step, then the third step, then the fourth one, and as you keep going on this journey one step at a time, you will achieve your goals even before you realize it.
For that, you need to have a plan that you can follow. Why do you need a plan, though?
There are many times in life when you feel unclear and confused, and on your journey to achieve your goals, you will face these problems many times.
What will help you keep going? The clarity that you have on your path. When you know that you are in the right direction, you will keep going even if you can just see 10 meters ahead. You will have the view from the top that will guide you on the journey to achieve your goals.
How can you get that top view and total clarity on your path? REVERSE ENGINEER.
Imagine that you are at the place where you have achieved your goals. What all would you have done to get there? Trackback your steps to the place where you are now. This simple exercise will clarify the path that will help you achieve your goals.
To act on this path, you need to identify your abilities and prepare in advance. Do a SWOT Analysis. Write down the strengths that you have that will aid you in achieving your goals. Then, mention your weaknesses, which could be a barrier to your growth. Along with that, write down some opportunities you have that will accelerate your growth, and finally, what are some threats or challenges that might come along the way.
When you analyze everything from this 360-degree perspective, you will become ultra-confident and know everything you need to achieve your goals.
We started this blog post with the question, “How to Achieve Your Goals,” and with the three steps that we’ve discussed, it will be super simple for you to achieve your goals.
The journey might not be easy, but it will be well worth it.
What are your goals? What do you want to achieve? And how will you implement these steps? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Partnering in your success, happiness, and growth,