I compartmentalized my goals in the four domains above.
I would get very specific on defining the goal, why it was important and what were the results I wanted to achieve.
I then would write down specific actions I was committed to take and defined a time frame.
Change is difficult and we all resist it. Goals, resolutions, dreams can never be realized unless we are committed to achieving them. If you are finding it difficult to make a commitment, reflect on why it is so difficult for you; and/or go to Harvard Business Review’s website www.hbr.org and purchase an article by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey called “The Real Reason People Won’t Change. It is an excellent article that provides extremely helpful information and tools to use to help you uncover what might be getting in the way of you making a commitment to change.
If you follow my simple steps and commit to them, I assure you, that you will no longer get frustrated or quit writing down your goals and aspirations. You will also achieve very different and positive results.
To all my readers, Happy New Year and may 2011 be a productive, fulfilling and fruitful year!