3 Essential Principles For Effective Goal Setting
It is that time of the year when energy levels are high, and most of us are pumped and ready to take on the new year with determination and vigour. However, it rarely works out the way we want it to. Research from the University of Scranton found that only 8 % of people are successful in achieving their New resolutions. By the end of January, most people have given up. If this is you, if you struggle to maintain the high energy and focus that you had at the start of the year, maybe you need to rethink how you set your goals.
In this post, I am going to outline three major principles of goal setting. Take these into account and work on them intently, you should notice a difference in how successful you are at achieving your goals in 2019.
The more specific or explicit the goal, the more precisely performance is regulated.” – Edwin Locke
Getting clear is essential, in fact it is crucial. If you vague, unclear goals, how do you expect to achieve anything at all? For example, if you were playing football, and it was unclear where your actual goal was on the pitch, how on Earth do you expect to work towards scoring a goal. You need to know where the goal is. Otherwise how can you make plans to achieve it? Read More