Breaking Down Your Goals
A wise Chinese sage once said,
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Wise words? But what do they mean to someone who is trying to achieve
their goals in life? That’s what we’ll be talking about
in this article.
I am sure that you have some big goals in your life. Perhaps you
want a mansion in the countryside, a sports car, or your own boat.
I am also sure that you may well be looking at this goal and thinking
“How the hell am I going to get that?”
And this is where our wise philosopher comes into play.
Pick one of your major goals that you don’t know how to achieve
and examine it more closely. Think about the goal and you will realise
that it is made up of a number of smaller goals, each of which is
in turn made up of other smaller goals.
Grab a piece of paper, write down a major goal at the top, and
below it, write down the steps you can take to achieve this goal.
In effect, each of these steps represents a mini-goal, and each
of these mini-goals can be broken down further if necessary into
more manageable chunks.
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this step by step guide you will be shown exactly how to
get what you want from you.
You will get led by the hand through the process of setting
you goals in all areas of your life and then shown powerful
and effective techniques for achieving your goals.
Do not become obsessed with achieving each minor
step on your way to the major goal. You may find that some steps
can be skipped, some become unnecessary, and that new steps appear.
Review these minor steps regularly as they will change often.
Now you’ve just done this quick exercise,
and you should never leave the scene of a decision without taking
some action, so go do something to get yourself on the path to
An example may be that you want to buy a farm in
the country. You know nothing about farms. You may break your
goal down into something like:
1) Find out about farming – is it for me and
what does it involve?
2) What sort of farms are there and which type do I want?
3) What is the best area for the type of farm that I want?
4) How much money do I need to buy the farm … … …
Buy the farm
This is a very simple illustration of breaking down
your goals. Each one of these may be broken down further into
actions you can take.
Now you realise, that the journey towards a goal
starts with a single step, and is made up of many steps.
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