When I was younger, I did not have the courage to try new things. I played it safe by only doing what I knew I could achieve. If I tried something new, I had low expectations of what I cold do and settled for poor results. I wasn’t competitive because I had little self-confidence.
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What is the Power of Patience? One of the greatest weaknesses today is our lack of patience. It seems that we expect to get what we want right now. But one of the reasons victory can be so sweet is that it takes time to achieve. Just think of how sweet it is to graduate […]
I used this strategy after I retired to give my live new direction. I felt a bit lost because I wasn’t living with purpose. I had this gnawing feeling that I wasn’t doing what God wanted. I’ve always been good with the process of goal setting, so I didn’t really examine the method I was using as I tried to figure out what y new goals should be.
One day I woke up and realized that I was trying to set my goals backwards.
The Best Time to Set Goals Was Yesterday, The Second Best Time is Now!
GoalSetting-BruceRaineWhere are you going?
Where do you want to go?
Many people are unable to answer these questions because they’ve never thought about them. They get up and go about their lives like they have no choice about what they do. They just float down the river of life and go wherever the current takes them. That will not get us where we want to go, assuming we even know where that is.
Where are you going?
Where do you want to go?
Many people are unable to answer these questions because they’ve never thought about them. They get up and go about their lives like they have no choice about what they do. They just float down the river of life and go wherever the current takes the. That will not get us where we want to go, assuming we even know where that is.
We learn not only from formal education but also from life experiences. What we learn can be positive or negative, depending on what experiences we have.
We may have learned lessons that were completely compatible with our gifts and talents. These experiences helped us develop them and prepared us for using them. On the other hand,
Do you have any idea what your potential might be?
I would say that no one knows his or her true potential because it’s limitless. It’s fun to learn about our potential. This is one of the reasons why I recommend that we set goals. Our periodic review of our goals will show us our progress toward realizing our potential.
One of the greatest motivators in my life has been faith that what I’m doing is God’s will for me.
This may sound strange to you, but when I was a child of about five, God spoke to me and told me that I was to be a teacher. As an Adult, when I was a professor, every day that I went into class, I remembered that this was what God wanted me to do.
Is your motivational tank empty? Fill it up with GAS.
You can make a dramatic change in your life in just 30 days! Let’s say you would like to run two miles without having a heart attack. Or maybe you would like to learn to be able to make cold calls and feel comfortable doing it.