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Personal Goal Setting as a Key to Success

Dec 26, 2007
Many people excel simply because they adhere to goals once they have set them. The personal goal setting practices may have been established early in life by parents and children rarely deviate from standards and practices that work. Some of the goals setting practices are based on the standards outline in the Golden Rule that seems to work for people all over the world.

The goal setting practices get personal when they are based on personal character. These practices include the character that is exposed to others and the inward character or second voice that allows us to look in the mirror every morning and like the person that is looking back. A bad outward appearance of character will lead to little success and fewer people that will trust any recommendation that is suggested.

Other goal setting practices will prove useful when we are tasked to handle all aspects of activities that will be fun and entertaining to many people at once. The boss will be sorely disappointed if all aspects for a company picnic fall through because you were irresponsible to handle all of the arrangements. Handling the arrangements beautifully, however, could make you look like management material with a promotion in the future.

Many people use goal setting practices that involve the use of a calendar and a daily reminder of appointments and other commitments. While some people exhibit the stellar management skills they still recognize their limitations on being able to remember everything. They have resorted to a back-up system that shows other that they are responsible and capable of handling the tasks entrusted to them.

Some goal setting practices will establish time for family and friends. With time off to enjoy the fruits of labor, managers have learned that they are able to approach projects and focus on the task at hand with a mind that is refreshed and vibrant. With renewed zest and zeal they are able to concentrate and use their creative skills to develop new ideas that they can add to their goal setting list that will further their careers.

People are able to reach personal goals of success in business and reap the rewards gained by goals being reached. The celebrations might be experienced by a vacation aboard or with the purchase of a luxury automobile. As other goals are reached in the climb up the corporate ladder, people can reward themselves with a new home or financial stability for the rest of their lives.
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