Les Brown once said, “Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.” Goal-setting has been one of the major cornerstones to my own personal success journey. The ability to set and achieve a goal through systematic focus and accomplishment is the most powerful way to turn your dreams and visions into reality. People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
Throughout my life, I have encountered a lot of people who fail to buy into the idea of goal-setting. They insist that by simply having an idea in their head of where they’d like to end up, that they’ll be able to get there without a problem.
Ken Blanchard once said, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions,” as we continue on our journey to success. It is important we look at the role of getting feedback. There are two kinds of feedback you might encounter – negative and positive. We tend to prefer the positive – that is, results, money, praise, a raise, a promotion, inner peace and intimacy. It feels better. It tells us that we are on course, that we are doing the right thing.
We tend not to like negative feedback – lack of results, little or no money, criticism, poor evaluations, unhappiness, or inner conflict... Read More
Daniel Cole is an International Motivational Speaker, Inspirational writer, Columnist and a Published Authour.