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How to Achieve Your Goals and Create Your Reality

March 03, 2011 By: Yvonne A Jones Category: goal setting

“When you values are clear to you, making decisions become easier,” Roy Disney~Executive.

A large component of your visions for your life and business will be determined by setting goals effectively.  A good place to start is by asking yourself, “Where do I envision myself in five years, or even 10 years?”  “What would I like my life to look like?”  “How can I use my business to get me to that place?”  “What impact can I make on others using my business as a vessel?”

These questions and similar ones will cause you to think beyond the surface, and help you to identify your true motivations and aspirations.

Goals need to be specific and positive: Each goal should have a start date, check-up dates, and end date.  This is the only way you will be able to measure (more…)

Goal-Setting for Entrepreneurs – Purpose and Benefits

February 25, 2011 By: Yvonne A Jones Category: Uncategorized

Goal-setting is a process for personal planning.  It could be regarded as a tool for narrowing your focus and segmenting your business so that you can evaluate where you need to give more attention for maximum results.

Goal-setting provides you with long-term vision, while providing you with short-term motivation.

Benefits of Goal-Setting for Entrepreneurs

  • Setting goals allows you to determine what you want to achieve in your business:

-  Do you want to have a hobby that provides a small extra income?

-  Do you want to have a serious business that generates a healthy cash flow? (more…)

Setting Personal Goals Key to Success in Life and Business

February 22, 2011 By: Yvonne A Jones Category: Business - Entrepreneur

Every few months I re-visit the topic of goal-setting.  I’ve found that to a large extent the measure of success that I experience in my life and business is closely connected to the goals I set and work towards, as well as the effort made to achieve those goals.

How about you?  Do you set realistic goals in various aspects of your life, or do you dream about what you’d like to achieve and make decisions on a day-to-day basis?

Areas of Life to Apply Goal-Setting

  • Spirituality – Grow in your level of spirituality
  • Relationships – Develop healthy relationships with others:  family, co-workers, business, etc.
  • Work – Become more focused on your business while keeping work in its proper place
  • Friendships – Become a better friend, and build more genuine friendships
  • Personal health and fitness – Evaluate where you are and where you need to be in order to enjoy optimal health to the extent you can control.

These are all areas of life in which each one of us can set realistic goals.  However, this series will focus on Goal-Setting for Entrepreneurs.

Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs

Whether you are a Solopreneur who works from home, an entrepreneur who has a home-based office but works mostly away from home, or you have a brick and mortar office or store, all of us are affected by how well we implement the goal-setting process.

In my next post we’ll discuss some personal benefits you can gain from setting goals.