22 04, 2021

Why SMART goals separate high achievers from the rest of us

2021-04-22T16:24:02+00:00

If you’re not using a SMART goals foundation when you set a goal, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Guaranteed. There’s a world of difference between setting a goal and achieving a goal. This year, 92 percent of us won’t achieve our goals. If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers [...]

Why SMART goals separate high achievers from the rest of us2021-04-22T16:24:02+00:00
22 04, 2021

How to set and achieve SMART goals

2021-04-22T16:22:19+00:00

Welcome to SMART goals mini bootcamp! Clarity is vital for the achievement of SMART goals. Your dream or goal must be specific and clear and should not be vague. As you build this SMART goal foundation, remember the following: Clarity is paramount. Vague is the enemy of productivity. Ambiguous is the enemy of [...]

How to set and achieve SMART goals2021-04-22T16:22:19+00:00
14 04, 2021

This is the real reason your life is moving in circles: You have no goals

2021-04-14T14:19:46+00:00

Setting good goals creates a force that pulls you to success Did you know that when you set a goal, it’s like placing a landmark on the horizon ahead of you? With your eye on that landmark, you can navigate your whole life straight toward it. It’s true! Without that landmark (real or figurative)—your life [...]

This is the real reason your life is moving in circles: You have no goals2021-04-14T14:19:46+00:00
24 03, 2021

Use this secret formula to achieve your goals

2021-03-24T09:18:39+00:00

How you set your goal is vital to determining if you’ll achieve your goal or not. So, what’s the best way to achieve a goal? You need to start the right way! Here’s how… A quick online search for “how to set goals” gives you more than a billion results! That’s impressive! However, when searching [...]

Use this secret formula to achieve your goals2021-03-24T09:18:39+00:00
13 05, 2020

Clarity gives you power and precedes success

2020-05-13T10:19:27+00:00

Whatever you’re trying to accomplish in life, clarity is paramount. Vague is the enemy of productivity. Ambiguous is the enemy of achievement. Lack of clarity is the enemy of success. What’s the difference between these two desires? “I want to lose weight…” “I want to decrease my weight from 190 lbs. to 170 lbs. by [...]

Clarity gives you power and precedes success2020-05-13T10:19:27+00:00
27 09, 2019

Think Big to set goals and Think Small to achieve goals

2019-10-02T08:34:27+00:00

If you’re someone who is constantly struggling with achieving your goals (and who isn’t?), do you know what’s standing in your way? Do you think your goals have become just too hard to accomplish? Maybe you feel you must not “want it” bad enough to commit to massive action? It’s probably not any of those [...]

Think Big to set goals and Think Small to achieve goals2019-10-02T08:34:27+00:00
11 09, 2019

Are you paying attention to what you’re paying attention to?

2019-09-11T10:09:09+00:00

Are you really going where you want? Imagine downloading a new GPS app. The first time you use it, it works as expected. Great! However, on the second journey, it takes you to an address a few blocks away from where you wanted to go. On your third trip, you find yourself miles from your [...]

Are you paying attention to what you’re paying attention to?2019-09-11T10:09:09+00:00
20 08, 2019

What’s the difference between a goal and a dream?

2021-10-12T04:30:29+00:00

Don’t confuse a goal and a dream. Dreams occupy your mind and heart. Goals take over your reality. Too many confuse a dream and a goal. They seek to achieve a dream. However, dreams can’t be achieved. They can only be realized. You realize your dreams by creating goals around each one of your [...]

What’s the difference between a goal and a dream?2021-10-12T04:30:29+00:00
23 05, 2019

If taglines are everywhere, where’s yours?

2021-09-30T13:37:45+00:00

Do you have a personal tagline? Taglines—businesses have them. In fact, thousands of them exist. You see and hear them everywhere: Got Milk? Just Do It. I’m Lovin’ It. Think Different. These are taglines, right? You probably have those taglines stuck in your head. In business, a tagline (also called a slogan) is a [...]

If taglines are everywhere, where’s yours?2021-09-30T13:37:45+00:00
8 05, 2019

Where’d the Big Rocks go?

2019-05-08T13:32:41+00:00

You’ve probably noticed something’s different in your PlanPlus Online account! We’re excited to share some of our recent changes with you. In an effort to best align your productivity with purpose, we recently replaced each role's "big rock", with weekly goals! Big Rocks have always been a metaphor for Weekly Goals and since we’ve added [...]

Where’d the Big Rocks go?2019-05-08T13:32:41+00:00
25 02, 2019

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments

2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00

You’re always being told that the best way to achieve what you what in life—lose weight and get into shape, learn a new skill, spending more time with family—is to set specific, actionable goals. It’s true: goals are essential, but there’s another force you need to become aware of: the power of habits. It’s important [...]

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00
11 02, 2019

Are the whys more important than the whats?

2019-02-11T10:52:31+00:00

How to use the Five Whys Kids ask a lot of questions, am I right? In fact, studies have shown that kids ask more than 300 questions a day! Here’s just a sample of questions, all asked at the breakfast table, all before 9:00 am (this is the truth!): Why do people need to sleep? [...]

Are the whys more important than the whats?2019-02-11T10:52:31+00:00