31 December 2018

Business advice - public speaking, presentation tips, how to set goalsThe start of a new year is the peak time for goal setting. Have you set New Year’s Resolutions or business goals yet?

Whilst you may be wondering what the best way to set goals that you’re going to reach is, it is really quite simple. Just get started!

To help you begin your goal setting journey, here are a few pieces of content and top tips from my podcasts and blogs. Share your tips in the comments below.

“It doesn’t do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

The Hogwarts headmaster had a point! Setting a goal is incredibly motivating, but dwelling on the outcome – on how far away that may be, on the challenge – inevitably has the opposite effect. The real magic of goal setting is recognising what we achieve along the way to that goal. Read the full post on The Magic of Goals.

How to set goals

From Tony Robbins to Simon Sinek, there are so many motivational speakers offering their advice on how to get off to the best start in the new year. In this post, I run through some of my greatest ever goal-setting lessons.

Share my goal setting journey in this post.

Dreams v goals

A dream is something that you want to achieve; an outcome. That could be a holiday home in the Maldives with a yacht, a multi-million-pound business or having a positive impact on the world around you.
A goal is what you need to hit to get there. It’s measurable and it’s focussed. Goals bring the structure that helps you to achieve your dream. Goals have a finish line.

Learn more about planning for the year ahead with these top tips

How to make your goals a reality

There’s little point in setting goals if you’re not going to make them a reality. So, how do you do it?

In this episode of my Mind Your Own Business podcast, I talk through the process of goal setting and the steps you can take to make achieving them all the more likely.

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