Wednesday, January 11, 2006








These ten steps will help you achieve your goals in 2006.
1. Make the commitment to reach your goal. "One person with a commitment is worth a hundred who only have an interest." Mary Crowley.

2. Commit yourself to detailed accountability. Record your progress toward your goals every night, and list the six most important things you need to do the next day. Daily discipline is the key to reaching your goals.

3. Build your life on a solid foundation of honesty, character, integrity, trust, love, and loyalty. This foundation will give you an honest shot at reaching any goal you have set properly.

4. Break your intermediate and long-range goals into increments.

5. Be prepared to change.
You can't control the weather, inflation, interest rates, Wall Street, etc. Change your decision to move toward a goal carefully--but be willing to change your direction to get there as conditions and circumstances demand.

6. Share your "give-up" goals
(i.e., give up smoking, being rude, procrastinating, being late, eating too much, etc.) with many people. Chances are excellent they're goingto encourage you.

7. Become a team player.
Remember: You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

8. See the reaching.
In your imagination see yourself receiving that diploma, getting that job or promotion, making that speech, moving into the home of your dreams, achieving that weight-loss goal, etc.

9. Each time you reach a goal your confidence will grow so that you can do bigger and better things.
After accomplishing any goal, record it in your journal, Weekly Planner or Palm Pilot.

10. Remember, what you get by reaching your destination isn't nearly as important as what you become by reaching your goals--what you will become is the winner you were born to be!

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my78novata said...

VERY Timely for the beginning of the year

bettycole said...

Wow, I love Mary and I even have a dog like the one in the photo. I am a great crafter and retired and still busy.

lsk49rs said...

It's the rigorous honesty and my commitment to it that has made such an impact on my's a tough one....what do you keep to yourself and what do you share?  does rigorous honesty mean I get to slam someone with my opinon no matter what?  Oh, heck....I wish I had all the answers...and I think you are pretty great for looking for them too!

dcmeyer420 said...

Hey! I am still reading your entries. Just a tad lazy at times so I'm not leaving comments. Just want to say hello.  

tschamberland said...

Ten steps to live by!

hatladyitaliano said...

Thank you so much for you information.  I LOVE the picture/cartoon on your site too.  Your tips are most helpful!!  I found a site that helped me with general goal setting to achieve my dreams.  The site is  
She is also giving away a maui dream retreat that I think would be the prefect place to renew, rejuvinate, and restore!!  
Again, thank you for sharing and for such good information!!

May your day be filled richly with blessings and joy!