The way we set goals in our society makes achieving those goals all but impossible, but it doesn’t have to be.
If you read a lot of the stuff that’s written on goal-setting, it usually contains the same, wrong-headed advice:
- Decide where you want to be 10 years from now
- Break that goal down into monthly goals
- Work towards those, and eventually, you’ll reach your destination
On paper that looks simple, but implementing it can be anything but.
Few people really know where they want to be in 10 years with any degree of specificity and even if they think they do, they’re likely to change their goals along the way. Trying to plan out the next 120 months of your life is an impossible feat and the reason most people simply avoid setting goals.
I’ve worked with some of the most successful CEOs and executives in the world and have created a system for setting goals that actually works. You don’t have to know where you’ll be in 10 years, you just have to know one thing:Continue