Tag Archives: Goals

Goal setting guidelines – running shoes optional

In previous posts I’ve shared frameworks, models and concepts around goal setting. I have another process-oriented framework to share in this post. This utilises elements of other concepts and adds to them. As I’ve said in previous posts, there is … Continue reading

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Goals: 10 principles of effective goal setting

I’ve previously summarised the research into goal setting. This post serves as a reminder and pulls out the key elements of that research into a bullet-point list. I hope it serves as a useful prompt in your busy lives. Here … Continue reading

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What we think about most of the time, really does become our reality

I keep a reminder of my goals next to my computer. It’s a collection of images that represent my personal and professional desired outcomes; how I want to be seen and what I want to be doing. Continue reading

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Positive Affirmations – A foundation personal development tool

In my post describing the Four Plus Three personal development framework, I indicated that one of my favoured personal development techniques is the use of positive affirmations. In this post I will discuss their benefits, the pitfalls many fall into … Continue reading

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Goal Setting – Reviewing life roles

In this post I will describe a technique for gaining clarity on what roles we play in life and how we are feeling about each at any given time. In subsequent posts I will then explain how we use this … Continue reading

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Goal Setting – Forget the hype, what does the research say?

If you put ‘goal setting’ through a search engine you will find thousands of coaches, bloggers, consultants and writers extolling the benefits of having goals. Some will even claim that you can achieve anything through goals. There is much evidence … Continue reading

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Goals help you see in the dark: illuminating conscious and unconscious processes.

Did your parents try to persuade you to eat your carrots because they would help you see in the dark? We can now add to this advice with something more relevant to personal development. Yes, goals really do help you … Continue reading

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