Goal Setting

Goalless Practice in Business

August 11, 2013

Business is the domain where the lies of “thinking big” and “setting goals” reign most supreme. In my previous posts I discussed the problems with goal setting, and a process called goalless practice that I believe more accurately reflects how successful people really achieve success. Today I’m going to discuss goalless practice specifically in the …

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Goalless Practice

August 8, 2013

In my previous post I wrote about why people often fail at achieving goals. I talked about how it’s not just a matter of setting better goals and sticking to them, but there might actually be something inherently flawed about “setting goals” itself. In work and business people are often taught to set goals like this: …

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4 Reasons Why You Fail at Achieving Goals

August 7, 2013

All your life you have been told that you need to have goals. Without goals you aren’t going to get anywhere in life and you are never going to amount to anything. If you ever hope to achieve anything meaningful, you’ve got to have a goal big enough to match–preferably one that seems well out …

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work–And What to Do About It

December 29, 2012

It’s that time of year. The New Year is rolling around and you’ve decided that now is the time to make a change. Maybe you want to lose weight, get fit, start a business, get a better job, quit smoking, or fall in love this year. Up to 62% of us will start the new …

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Life On Purpose: Creating a Life Purpose Statement

June 13, 2011

How would your life be different if you had a crystal clear life purpose? Would you wake up in the morning excited to tackle it? Would it give you the strength to push through and achieve it no matter what, because you knew it’s what you were destined to do? I sure thought so, but …

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