Go Deep, Be
Courageous, Emerge a Winner!
Serving the Business and Professional
Community since 1983!
N. Elizabeth Fried, Ph.D.
Visualize Your Goals
Donít kid yourself, goal setting is work! However, without the struggle, of
solid goal setting, you wonít develop the resolve necessary to follow through
and overcome the hurdles necessary to achieve your objectives. Just as the
old adage states: No pain, no gain.
One of the first things we do in the executive coaching
process is to help our clients
identify goals and prioritize them as part of
coaching program. This gives them a track to run on for which they are
held accountable. We then offer encouragement and support to help them
stay on track.
There are 3 critical components to goal setting to help achieve lasting
1. Commit them to paper.
2. Work toward progress, not perfection.
3. Develop a strong support system to help you with
Do you need some extra motivation to start, foster, and
finally achieve your goals? In order to positively visualize certain goals, it
may help to parallel the journey towards them by literally planting a seed and
then watching it grow as a daily affirmation of your goals. Pick four or five
goals for the future and watch as your plants grow. Encourage yourself to work
through current problems and help make better choices for future goals.
a cool item from Brain Toys. It's an inexpensive, easily grown and
maintained terrarium for your office space or home: Plant Your Seeds of
Greatness! It will not only brighten your environment but also be a
reminder of your efforts. Additionally, the
San Marcos Nature Center in Texas reports that green plants increase job
satisfaction: "...employees with either live plants in their offices, or windows
overlooking green spaces, felt greater job satisfaction and reported higher
overall quality of life." So what are you waiting for? Go green and
follow your dream!
If one of your goals is to become more global and enter the European market
become aware of the economics involved.
Austerity seems to be a the taboo word in Europe these days.