Why Goal Setting Is So Important In Your Young Living Business.
A Team Harting Blog Post by Marcella Vonn Harting, PhD, Young Living Royal Crown Diamond
Why is goal setting so important?
Have you ever found yourself feeling lost or needing help determining where to go next in life? It’s a familiar feeling that many of us experience at one point or another. But the solution to this problem is more straightforward than you might think: goal setting.
According to Gary Ryan Blair, a goal is created three times. First, create a mental picture of what you want to accomplish. Second, write it down to add clarity and dimension, and finally, take action towards that achievement.” This quote perfectly encapsulates why goal setting is so critical.
When we write down our goals, we create a clear and compelling picture of what we want our future to look like. It’s like setting a destination for an airplane. Without it, we are flying aimlessly with no clear direction.
But when we have a goal, we have something to work towards. We have a reason to wake up in the morning and take action towards our dreams. And as we start taking action toward our goals, we gain clarity and dimension in achieving them.
Goal setting is essential not just for our personal lives but also for our professional lives. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a student, or professional, setting goals can help you stay focused and motivated on what’s truly important.
So if you haven’t already, take some time to sit down and write out your goals. Whether big or small, short-term or long-term, having a clear picture of what you want to achieve can make all the difference in your life. Take control and set your course toward a fulfilling and prosperous future.
How does one go about the process of goal setting?
Are there any tips and tricks to make it easier or more effective?
Goal Setting: Tips and Tricks for Making It Easier and More Effective
Goal setting is crucial to achieving success, a skill that can be developed with practice. And the good news is goal setting is a skill that can be developed and improved over time.
But where do you start?
The process of goal setting can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the best ways to get started is to simply daydream. Daydreaming may seem counterintuitive to goal setting, but exploring your inner desires is an excellent way.
Start by asking yourself some questions. Imagine yourself in the ideal scenario – what would your perfect day look like? If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you want to go, and who would you want to go with? What kind of clothes would you wear on this trip? What would you take with you to fully enjoy the adventure?
It may feel like a silly exercise, but answering these questions can help you tap into your innermost desires and clarify what you truly need to be happy. Don’t worry about what others think – this is about you and your journey.
Many of us struggle with goal-setting, and getting discouraged is easy when we don’t immediately see results. But what if there were a few simple tips and tricks that could help make the process easier and more effective?
Here are some bullet points to help guide you through this exercise:
- Visualize your perfect day
- Imagine your dream travel destination
- Think about who you would like to be with
- Consider what clothes you would wear to feel comfortable and confident
- Imagine what things you would take with you to make the most of the experience
- Tap into your subconscious desires and don’t worry about judgments or outside opinions
By connecting with your true desires, you can start taking steps to make them a reality. Focus on what YOU truly want.
Once you’ve identified your desires, it’s time to set some goals.
Start by writing down your long-term goals.
It might sound simple, but it’s crucial to achieving success. You’re putting that intention into the universe by putting your goals on paper. This can help you attract the people, resources, and opportunities you need to realize your dreams.
Second: Break down your long-term goals into smaller, more manageable short-term goals.
Vague or general goals can be hard to measure, leaving you feeling overwhelmed or directionless. Instead, break down your long-term goals into smaller, more manageable short-term goals. For example, if your long-term goal is to start your own business, your short-term goals might include:
- Writing a business plan.
- Conducting market research.
- Identifying your target audience.
- Developing a marketing strategy.
- Creating a budget and financial plan.
Ensure your short-term goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART).
Focus on one short-term goal at a time, and prioritize them based on their importance and urgency.
Finally, here are two more short-term goals that will help you make big strides toward success:
- Be flexible and adaptable – track your progress and adjust as needed to keep pushing towards your target.
- Celebrate your wins, no matter how small, and learn from your setbacks to grow and become even stronger.
Writing down your goals is a powerful way to create a roadmap. This roadmap can serve as a guide to keep you motivated and aligned with your heart’s desires. Remember that the journey towards achieving your goals is as important as reaching the destination. Celebrate your progress and learn from the challenges you face along the way. Through this process, you can develop new skills and perspectives to help you become your best version.