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Part 2 in the gamification series - Goals. Episode 58 Grabbing Goals By The Short Hairs discusses how to set realistic and reachable goals. John talks about how he was able to pull himself out of 90 Thousand dollars of debt by setting financial goals with his wife. There goal was to have money in the bank and not owe anyone anything.

Tom recounts seven steps laid out in Brian Tracy's book "No Excuses"

  1. Decide what you want
  2. Write it down
  3. Set a deadline
  4. Make a list of everything you can think of that you could possibly do to achieve your goal

List obstacles, skills and knowledge you will need to acquire,  make a list of people whose cooperation and support you will require to reach your goal, continue to add to the list that will help you achieve the goal

  1. Organize your list by both sequence and priority
  2. Take action on your plan immediately
  3. Do something every day that moves you in the direction of your major goal.

John explains the differences between goals, objectives and strategy.

Direct download: ASKITA058.mp3
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