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Why Do We Need to Have Goals in our Life?

Go as far as you can see, and when you get there, you will see farther.

Go as far as you can see, and when you get there, you will see farther.

The goals are the things we need to accomplish after a task or a series of tasks. We need to have these goals in order for us to set directions in our life. If we could notice that almost all successful men succeed because they have goals in life.

In this article, I will let you know how goals are very important. Even the simple things we do, we really have to set goals. The goals are the basis at the end if we are really satisfied with our lives or not. If we have no goals, we are just fine with whatever things that could happen and what the future would bring. That will not work that way and you will just fall in mediocrity if you allow that. Here are the things why goals are very important:

  • Goals give you direction in life.

This is true, goals will give you directions in life. If you have no goals, you don’t know where to put yourself in. For example, if you set a goal that you will top in a class, you will have a direction in your studies that you will study hard, top the exams and excel in your classroom performance. But if you don’t have a goal as a student, it will turn out that you are going to school for the sake that you can graduate.

  • You are sure that you make your own decision in life.

If you set goals, you really know to yourself that you are the one who set direction in your life. Not your family, friends or your loved ones. I know that we are also not satisfied if someone set directions for ourselves right? So, it is better to set goals for ourselves for us to follow our own directions in life. Not by somebody else.

  • You are sure you get what you want from life.

If we set goals, we achieve the things we want and if we achieve the things we want, we are happy and contented about it. Setting our won goals would also give us the reason to be happy and to be satisfied what we have.

  • Goals could give us self-fulfillment and self- satisfaction.

If we are happy and contented with what we have, we could already achieve self-fulfillment and satisfaction and this could help us grow as a better person.

  • Goals could contribute to our self- worth.

If we work hard for our goals and we achieve it, it could contribute to our self- worth and self-worth cannot be bought in any stores, it is earned over time through our efforts and time. If we have self- worth we can grow holistically as an individual and we felt good about ourselves. If we felt good about ourselves, we can also share it with others and we can have a good relationship to other people as well.

I hope this article can help you a lot. Just always remember the saying that, “Whatever the mind conceived and perceived, he will really achieve”. This is the same through with our goals, even how hard our goals could be, if we put in our mind that we can achieve it, it is really not impossible

Increasing Productivity By These Ways

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When you waste a moment, you have killed it in a sense, squandering an irreplaceable opportunity. But when you use the moment properly, filling it with purpose and productivity, it lives on forever.

 

Use your time as productive as possible through these ways:

  • Make a plan

Make a plan and work on it. If you have a plan, this will serve as a guide for you and for your goals. Make sure also that if you make a plan, ensure that you do it. Start your day by sparing 15 minutes for your planning because this is very helpful to achieve your tasks in a day.  At the end of the day, don’t forget also to assess yourself if you achieve those goals.

Planning could not just help you to become organized but it will also help you to maximize your time in a more productive way.

  • Learn to prioritize

If you have a lot of work to do, prioritization is very important. List down the most important things and finish them first. After you have finished with the most important, you may now do the least important. This does not mean that you are not giving significance to the least important but you are just organizing your work according to its importance.

  • Do not underestimate small projects

Small projects when not given attention may lead to bigger problems. It could also pile up your work that could lead to bigger tasks at the end. Take tasks equally, maybe big or small because at the end, you will still be responsible for those.

  • Take one day at a time.

You must accept that sometimes you cannot get rid of loads of work, and you cannot finish it all at once in just one setting. All you have to do is to take small steps in order to accomplish it. Don’t force yourself because it will just decrease the quality of your work and the person who will be affected is always you. So, take one day at a time according to your own pace. Quality is still important to quantity.

  • It’s okay to ask help.

Asking help does not necessarily mean you are not capable of doing your task but it is a way of accepting that you need assistance sometimes. It is a humble way of telling that you can come up with a great results with the aid of others. Because we also know that we do not know everything so, others could be an instrument to guide us.                                         

  • Have an end of the day review

One way of assessing if you are successful in your task is if you evaluate yourself after each day. It will give you and idea of your weaknesses and strengths as well. In terms of weaknesses, it will help you improve those in time and in your strength, this will help you maintain those or even improve them to be part of your best.

  • Take breaks

Lastly, don’t forget to take breaks. Have a holiday vacation with your family, invite your friends over a bottle of wine, contact a long lost friend to have some coffee or treat yourself to a spa or any pampering treats. In this way, you can unwind yourself and be ready again to another task.

Value Your Time: Avoid Procastination!

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Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.

 

You can never get back time once it was lost and one thing to waste time is by procrastination. Procrastination cannot kill a person but it can kill your goals in life. Without goals, you will be miserable in the end and it will hinder you to achieve success. But, procrastination can be stopped and it depends on the person if he is also willing to change this bad habit with a good one.
Here are some tips to kick those bad habits:

• Get Started
“Now” is a very important word to save procrastination. Starting as early as now could help you achieve your goals in life. Honestly, it is not easy to start abruptly but it can save you from the misery it may bring. You can start in a very simple way by listing a simple note of the things you want to do and indicate a time frame when it should be finished. Make sure also that the time frame you put is also measurable, realistic and attainable. In this way, you may be reminded every time that you need to finish something and it can prevent you from forgetting.

Through this, you could maximize your time and you can accomplish many things in a day as possible.

• Start Moving
Always remember that you will not accomplish anything if you are not doing any. One way to save procrastination is start doing productive. Convert your previous habits to a more fruitful one. If before you are already contented with your life doing nothing the whole day on the couch, start starting doing household works like cleaning the house, doing laundry and washing the dishes. At the end of the day, you will feel great.

• Avoid Negative Habits and Behavior
One big cause of procrastination is bad habits and behaviors. So, if you want to achieve your goals, value your time and leave your bad habits away. However, some people are not aware of their bad habits. So, if you feel that you do not succeed, ask a friend of yours of your bad behaviors. In this way, you may be aware of these things and start to improve them into a better one. It is better late than never, anyway.

• Concentrate on your goals
In doing your tasks, just focus on your goals. There may be distractions that may arise but try not to mind it. It is just a test on how well you want to accomplish your goals. If you are positive and dedicated, you will never get out of your way.

• Don’t rely on others
Remember that the person who can help yourself is just you. Not your friends or even your close families. Don’t rely your success on their hands. They may be a guide but they are not responsible to you and your time.

These tips are difficult at first but just keep the momentum and you will soon realize that you are getting better. At the end of the day, you will also thank yourself.

Simple Tips and Tricks about Time Management and How it Could Change Our Lives Forever

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The key is in not spending time, but in investing it. ~ Stephen R. Covey

 

Time is the most important thing in this world. Once you lose it you can never get it back. That’s why our time is so precious and we should make the most out of it.

Do you wonder why many businessmen succeed while others fail? It is not because they are the smartest people in their own field, but because they know how to manage their time more effectively. They achieve their goals faster with good time management, self-discipline and prioritization.

One of the best things you can do to manage your time better is to start making a list of tasks. Just keep track of the things you need to do to move forward in your business.

Managing your own time most especially if you are busy and if you are beating so many deadlines could be difficult at first. But when you get used to it, everything will fall in place. Then you will see huge improvements in your business, career and in yourself.

In this article, you will be amazed at the simple actions that can help you manage your own time better:

• Set your realistic goals; both short term and long term

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Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.

First of all, know your goals; both long and short term and be specific. Once you have gathered them all, write them down. In this way, you could assess yourself if you could achieve them in a certain span of time. Take consideration also of your capacities and make sure it is achievable and realistic.

Learn to Prioritize!

You don’t know how to manage your time if you don’t know how to prioritize.
~Know how to weigh things

In time management, prioritization is very crucial. You should determine here what is important to be done first in order for your business to grow. Know what is fundamental and work for it because if you built a strong foundation, everything else will follow smoothly. Focus on the most important tasks and ignore the distractions!

Learn to say “NO”

In business, you have to learn to say no in some cases. You have to check first your schedule before committing to anything else. Always remember that there are always distractions that could block you from achieving your objectives and you must avoid distraction.

Delegate task responsibly.

 

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You can delegate authority, but you cannot delegate responsibility.

In a business or company, there are many people behind it and it is great to help one another to achieve a certain goal or goals. If you are given the privilege to delegate a task to your team, do it in a responsible way. Make sure that you assign it to the right person and that they have the skills to complete it.

End the day right

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At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.

Remember that each day has only 24 hours and you also deserve to rest and energize for the upcoming day ahead. After a long day at work, make it a habit that you clean your desk and be prepared again for another day tomorrow.

Live a balanced life

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Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.

Our life should also be balanced and we should also weigh things. It’s just not healthy to only work and let other areas of life suffer. Make time also for family and friends, unwind and relax on a holiday and, most of all, give yourself a treat because you deserve it!

These are simple time management tips but they could change your life into a success. Time could make or break us so spend it wisely!