Goal setting and planning require confidence and control. If you’re not in charge, your plans will fade away in the background of your life. Taking a dream, a fantasy, turning it in to a structured project, and then proceeding to take consistent action on a timely basis until it becomes reality takes power, leadership, and focus.
You must be thinking that this is obvious and old. Motivation is connected to success, no brainer. Except that maybe you didn’t think about what exactly motivation is. Most people know what motivation feels like, but can’t define it in exact words.
The secret of success may not be in setting goals and planning – only… Strategies can make all the difference, giving goals and plans smart focus and leverage.
Your habits build your destiny. Whether you are successful or not, you reach your goals or you don’t, results and failure can all be tracked down to your habits. Habits are usually the tip of the iceberg that hides your personality traits, your behavior, and your tendencies below the waterline.
Many people with overachieving potential (a lot of different talents, hobbies and interests) end up underachievers because they can’t remain focused. They chase too many rabbits at the same time. Having too many goals or one big dream that monopolizes our expectations about life can ruin our ability to act towards any goal. The result is slow to no progress.
Life is not long enough for you to do everything you desire. You have about 15-17 hours a day to make the best of your time. What you choose to do daily shapes your future. To reach desirable outcomes, you must focus on specific paths that lead to winning results. You can’t do that without strategies.