Got Goals?

Whether you call them objectives, targets, aims, goals, they mean the same thing – The object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result.

You may think that you don’t have goals, but you do, no matter how big or small.

Pass exams
Get a job/leave a job
Go on holiday
Clear debts
Decorate a room
Learn a new skill
Save money

Goals give us motivation.
⚠️ They can de-motivate us too if not planned properly. ⚠️

Let me use the common example of saving money.

You save some money in month one, and nothing else until month four.

So you’ve achieved your goal, right? Technically, yes.
Do you have enough to….wait, what were you saving for?

To set a good, achievable goal, there are things that need to be clear. I’m not saying make a spreadsheet (I love a spreadsheet!), it just needs to be clear so we can see how we’re doing against our goals.


Try this.
What – I want to save x  When – by x date, Why – so that I can x.
How – I will save xx each month.
Check and see how its going from time to time. If its off track, that’s fine, adjust the monthly amounts and/or adjust the end date and carry on. See those savings blossom!

Celebrate achieving the goal. Yesssss!


The same approach works for other goals too.

If your goal is to save money, take a look at my blog post Save it for a Rainy Day for tips on how to stay on track.

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