When you have accomplished a goal, you have to take the time to enjoy the satisfaction of having done so. Absorb the implications of the goal accomplishment, and observe the growth you have made towards accomplishing other goals. You should reward yourself appropriately, if the goal was an important one.
Think of the goal like this, why would you prefer to ignore any achievements that you have made? In doing that, you are minimizing the importance of your achievement, which will induce you that it wasnâ€™t that important in the first place.
See The Next Goals in The Following Way
With the experience of having accomplished each goal, you should next review the rest of your goal plans and see them in the following manner:
- Make your next goals harder, if you achieved the goal too easily
- Make the next goals a little easier, if the goal took a disheartening length of time to achieve
- If while achieving the goal you noticed a certain lacking in your skills, decide which goals to set in order to fix this.
- If you learned something that would lead you to change other goals, do so
Learning From The Mistakes
You should keep in mind that failure to meet goals does not matter as long as you learn from it. Induce the lessons you have learnt from the mistakes into your goal setting program.
Adjust The Goals AS Per Your Personality
You should also remember that your goals will modify as you mature. Alter them regularly to replicate this growth in your personality. if goals no longer hold any attraction for you let them go.
You are the master in goal setting but not servant. It should bring you real pleasure, satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment. If it stops, there is no longer a point. The best example of goal setting that you can have is to try setting your own goals.
Set aside two hours to think through your lifetime goals in each of the types. Then work back through the 25-year plan, 5-year plan, 1-year plan, 6-month plan, and a 1-month plan.
Finally draw up a To Do List of jobs to do tomorrow to move towards your goals. When you do, you will soon understand that you will be on your way to using your goals setting on a routine basis.