The Dark Side of Goal-Setting
I think we can all agree that goal-setting is important, whether business or personal. Not setting goals is like getting in your car and driving without having any destination in mind. You might end up somewhere cool, but chances are that you’ll wander aimlessly.What Does The Placebo Effect Have To Do With Your Goals?
The placebo effect is a real thing. Numerous research studies confirm that when a patient is given a placebo or “sugar pill instead of medicine and told it was the cure to their particular ailment, they were often spontaneously healed. That is the power of the mind to heal the body. When a person believes the placebo to be a true cure and expects it to be so, the body responds accordingly. The body is just taking orders from the mind. So what does this have to do with your goals? A lot actually!Be Ambitious With Goals, Not Deadlines
As you embark on any new journey, you will inevitably have an idea in your mind of how long it should take you to accomplish your ultimate goal. For example, some new bloggers start out with great passion and write, write, write, day and night.How to Set Up Your Own Business Based on Your Life’s Calling (Part I)
Do you know what your life’s calling is? Don’t worry if you still lack an idea. Sooner or later, you will discover the one thing that you are meant to do. Are you feeling satisfied and professionally challenged at your current occupation? A negative answer means that you are still to find out what you are meant to do.The Importance Of Setting Clear Goals
We achieve meaning in life by defining what we want to experience, defining what actions are required in order to bring these experiences into our lives and then taking the required actions to make it our reality. It is in our nature as human beings to achieve, to feel loved, to be purposeful and to self-actualise, so goal setting should come very naturally to you.