Goal Getting Secrets: How Far Are You Willing To Go?

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Most everybody's got plenty of hopes, dreams, and wishes.

Few of us have goals. Real goals.

Why? Because goals require a plan, as well as sacrifice.

We only have 24 hours a day, and we only have so many resources. Sadly, most of us don't have much willpower when it comes to certain things.

For example, I'd love to have a six pack. In fact, since high school that has been a secret dream of mine.

But I'm still working on it.


I know what it takes to get there, I'm just not willing to put in the effort. I like eating, and running five miles a day, while enjoyable, isn't high on my list of priorities on a daily basis.

This is the secret of goal setting that's not often talked about.

Not only do you have to choose a specific goal with a specific outcome, but you've got to be willing to do anything to get there.

If you want to be a master persuader, then you've got to put in a lot of practice.

If you want to be a master seducer, you've got to put in a lot of practice, and face a lot of rejection.

If you want to get into ultra good shape, you've got to accept the idea of eating for pleasure as something in the past.

If you want to create enormous wealth, you've got do only those things that support. Relaxing in front of the TV, time wasting activities online, and spending money on frivolous things and activities has got to be in the past.

Since none of these come easy, most of us ain't rich, ain't super salespeople or master macks.

That doesn't mean you can't be any of these things. You can. There's nothing stopping you from being whatever you want in life, and achieving anything you can imagine.

You've just gotta ask yourself:

"How far am I willing to go?"

One thing you'll find out is that those things that you think are "goals" will suddenly turn into "wishes" or "hopes" when you find out how much effort you'll need to put in.

When you really know what it's going to take to get to where you want to go, and imagine that along with the end result, this will create a goal that you will achieve.

Setting and achieving is truly a life-long process. It's much more involved than spending a couple minutes writing something down, and hoping it magically comes true.

Once you start down the path, and come up with some goals that you truly understand, you'll never go back to the old way of living.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    George great stuff man. I am willing to go pretty darn far. I like pushing myself because it is freeing. Right now on Christmas night I am tempted to down some egg nog and go to bed but I have 2 more posts to write. So I will write them. Getting a taste of being free, or just flat out being free, and knowing that I am living in thailand for the next 6 months, and in a house on the ocean in Fiji, for the following 4 months, pushes me to do stuff that I might cop out on, if I was not so hungry to be free.

    Rock it out dude!
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  • Profile picture of the author Taviuss
    Very valid points...
    Unless you are willing to do what it takes, positive thinking and goals only go so far.
    Willingness to persist and do the right things is exactly what will get you there!
    Tavius Southard
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