As we start the new year it’s time to set goals to accomplish. I am a big believer in setting goals and making to do lists. I have learned several methods of achieving goals. My methods are a bit nontraditional but they have worked for me thus far.
I have learned to set unrealistic goals for myself, most people tend to try to set achievable goals. But I say why? Why not set goals that you don’t know if you could ever even accomplish them. If you want to do something, don’t think you can’t do it, set the goal to achieve it!
Once you set your big dream goal, something that pushes you past your limits, you work backwards. You figure out the steps to achieve to get there but from the top, down. Let’s take the example of opening a boutique. I set the goal of opening a store. Then I figured out the steps backwards. I would need a place for the store, items for the store and a POS system. Then you break down each step even further until you get to the next method.
Make a To Do List
Once you have your big dream steps figured out you back them so far down that you create a to do list each day to help you achieve that big dream goal. The longer the to do list the better! And don’t be afraid to keep adding to it. I have a never ending to do list that I constantly add to. At the end of the day, it’s nice to look at that list and realize how much you did!
Invest in Yourself
This is a very important part to achieving big dreams. It took me way too long to learn this method. Invest in yourself. It is important to invest in the best quality of things to help you achieve that dream. When you invest in yourself and put your money in things that will help you achieve your dreams the only thing you are betting on is the belief that you can do it.
Believe in Yourself
This is honestly the number one method to achieving your goal. You have to believe you can do anything you set your mind to. This means when you have had a long day or the work load seems too much, you HAVE TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. You have to find a way to push forward and know that if you work hard, have courage and be kind, you really can achieve everything.