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How to Set Effective and Meaningful Goals for Your Team

The OKR methodology is the best bet

We’ll be closing another quarter in a few weeks and that presents a chance to do things differently with your team. If you look back over previous quarters or indeed in 2018, how many of the goals set were actually achieved? If the ...

by Andrew Barnes  | May 16, 2019 08:00:00
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5 Ways to Keep Yourself Inspired to Achieve Your Goals

Success requires reminding yourself why you chose your path

The daily routine, and even drudgery, of life sometimes beats our dreams out of us, a little bit at a time. Before we know it, we’ve lost the drive we once propelled us to achieve our goals.Inspiration is what drives creativity, innovation and progress ...

by John Boitnott  | February 21, 2019 11:00:00
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19 Reasons You Did Not Achieve Any of Your Goals This Year

Does constructive criticism hurt your feelings? Then that's a big part of the problem

As we say goodbye to 2018, it’s time to survey our year’s accomplishments. If you are like many of us, you started the year with an unshakable commitment to your new year’s resolutions and ways to crush them. But looking back at ...

by Ayodeji Onibalusi  | December 31, 2018 06:00:00
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16 Actions to Take to Achieve Any Goal

Get clear on your vision, make your plan, take action, reassess and then revise. Never fails

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their ownGoal setting is essential to living a life with purpose and meaning. Goals give our lives direction and focus, and help us stay motivated over the long term.Nearly everything in life revolves around goals -- they encompass ...

by Deep Patel  | August 30, 2018 06:00:00
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You've Got the Dreams but are You Doing the Work?

Planning out just one goal each day makes all the difference

Your dreams are as realistic as the work you’re willing to put in.So how much work are you putting in?You don’t have to do a lot, initially. But you do have to be consistent -- as in “every day” consistent. Because there ...

by Dan Dowling  | July 30, 2018 06:00:00
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How to Set Career and Financial Goals You'll Actually Achieve

Setting SMART goals is key to achieving success

You work hard but you're not getting ahead in your job. You're not making as much as you feel like you deserve. Or maybe you just feel stuck. Does this sound like you? If so, you're likely wondering what's going to help you ...

by Cameron Huddleston  | July 13, 2018 02:00:00
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How to Make Goals That Will Stick and Help You Thrive

It's easy to quit on your goals, so you need to be smart about how you set them

Here’s the sad truth about goals: Not only is quitting an option, it's usually the most obvious option.Obstacles can be so daunting that you really have to commit yourself to believing they can be overcome. If you don't believe that to the core ...

by Tom Bilyeu  | May 18, 2018 06:00:00
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6 Reasons Goal Setting Is a Complete Waste of Time for New Entrepreneurs

Contrary to what you've always been told, goal setting isn't all that important for new entrepreneurs

When first entering the business world, most aspiring entrepreneurs start by creating a list of goals for their new business. While you might think that this is the best way to get on track for startup success, you're in for a surprise. Because today, ...

by Lucas Miller  | April 23, 2018 06:00:00
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Forget About Goal-Setting This Year -- Do This Instead

A big part of my success comes from no longer setting goals. At least, not the way most people do

Have you noticed how people tend to obsess over their goals in December?They get all excited about next year, and spend December and January talking about their goals, how they will reach them, and the massive impact they will have on their ...

by Scott Oldford  | February 03, 2018 02:00:00
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Why Our Brains Like Short-Term Goals

Set goals that are realistic, specific and should take no more than three months to achieve

In her book, The Entrepreneurial Instinct: How Everyone Has the Innate Ability to Start a Successful Business, author Monica Mehta explores the role of brain chemistry in entrepreneurship. In this excerpt, she details goal setting.Achieving your goals isn’t just about hard work and discipline. It’s ...

by Monica Mehta  | January 08, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Why Achieving Your Goal Should Not Be the Most Important Thing

Everyone has the will to win. It's having the will to prepare to win and enjoying it that is much more important.

How do you set and achieve a goal, but detach from the outcome at the same time? Most people find this idea very conflictual.There is often talk among sports coaches about winners. They are talking about kids who don’t allow themselves or their ...

by David Meltzer  | September 19, 2017 08:00:00
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The 5 Golden Rules of Goal-Setting

It's called hard work because it is hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it

As entrepreneurs, we dream of being our own boss, breaking away from corporate restrictions and pursuing our passion as a business venture. We work long hours, often sacrificing family time and other obligations to do what we feel is in our blood. Being an ...

by Jeffrey Hayzlett  | April 17, 2017 08:00:00
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The 10 Things You Must Do to Achieve Your Goals

To succeed, you first have to set yourself up for success

In making New Year’s resolutions, it might seem like you’re setting yourself up for failure. So many people underutilize gym memberships, quickly revert to old habits or never take up new hobbies they’ve been meaning to master.For entrepreneurs, breaking resolutions might mean ...

by Lydia Belanger  | February 08, 2017 06:00:00