Recovering Corpoholics

Ep 38 - How to Develop Goals You’ll Actually Want to Achieve

June 08, 2022 Felicia Serano-Shtivelman Season 1 Episode 38
Recovering Corpoholics
Ep 38 - How to Develop Goals You’ll Actually Want to Achieve
Show Notes

In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about How to Develop Goals You’ll Actually Want to Achieve.

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There are all things that we want to achieve in this life. However, sometimes, we just aren’t clear with what that is, we get stopped along the way or sometimes we actually don’t want that goal even though we may think that we do.

But what if there was a way to set goals that we actually wanted to achieve so we were more motivated to get to the finish line?

Let’s get into it.

A Goal is a desired result that one plans and commits to achieve. Now a lot of you may know this, but if you want to be truly successful in achieving your goals, you need to be very clear on what your goals are. 

Here is the criteria your goals should meet:

First, your Goals should be Outcome focused

What is it that you really want to achieve? And that outcome should make you feel excited!  If you have a goal you are excited about, I promise you that you’re 90% of the way there.

Second, Goals should also be In line with your WHY and your values

The more a goal aligns with your inner or core values - the EASIER it will be to achieve. The more your goal will Drive you! 

This way, if you get wrapped up in the day/week, your goal is something you love and want to do. It will be easier to keep going or pick back up.  

Note: You can achieve goals that don’t align with your values/your WHY but it's usually harder and less satisfying. For example, your job may require you to take some accreditation test. 

If you're not crazy about your job, you may not have the same passion and excitement to keep your momentum to study going. It may feel more like a chore. 

But think now that you have to take a test to be the best in your field, a field where you are so passionate about, how do you feel about studying now? Challenged? Excited? 

Third, Goals should be stated in the positive

Instead of saying: “I want to stop snacking”, say “I want to eat healthy”

Instead of saying: “I want to quit smoking”, say “I want to be healthy, be able to breathe and live a long life”. 

Instead of saying: “I want to quit my crappy job”, say “I want to be in a career that I can impact millions, that I am passionate about, that I am recognized for”. 

See the difference? —-----

Fourth, your Goals should be SMART

I’m sure you’ve heard this so many times so I will just briefly go into this.

SMART Stands for.....