I was privileged to spend Saturday afternoon with a group of radiant women during our Goal Setting Party. Having goals is a start, but ultimately we want to REACH them! Here are my five tips for seeing your goals through.
1. Have goals with you at all times.
If goals are only floating in your head and not written down, consider them a good idea and not really goals. Get them written down and keep them with you! Some people carry a small notebook or journal, but the one thing I always have with me…my phone. Record your goals in your phone so no matter where you are, they’re on you!
2. Light up inside.
Believe it or not, our brains are smart! J They learn what to expect next, and because our brain expects something will happen a certain way, we often achieve exactly what we anticipate. That’s why it’s so important to have positive thoughts and believe in yourself. Read our ...
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Back-to-School season is here and I enjoy reflecting on my glory days as a sorority girl! I’m a proud Gamma Phi Beta from California State
University, Fullerton and my years in sorority were filled with valuable lessons that I incorporated into my life as a young woman. And though these lessons weren’t created by Gamma Phi Beta, they were consistently weaved into who we were and what we stood for. As I’m now approaching forty I realize many of these lessons are still with my today, five of which I’ll never forget!
1. Founded upon a rock
Originating from the Bible, Gamma Phi Beta chose this as its opening motto. One of the founders wrote, “… the rock is the firmest and most enduring substance, able to withstand the ravages of time, and offering the strongest protection…” In those college years my “rock” was made up of education, sorority sisters and family. These offered a fo ...
I was recently asked, “If you create a vision board with all of these big goals and big visions, doesn’t that depress you?”
When I asked for further explanation, the response was, “Well if you put those big visions out there, look at them every day and then you don’t accomplish what you set out to accomplish, I think that would be depressing.”
She was right! You absolutely could feel that way…if you choose to have that response and you choose to look at it that way!
Or you can choose to look at it a different way and tell yourself, “Hey, if I don’t achieve that goal, if I never accomplish that vision, I’m no worse off than I am today! I currently haven’t achieved that goal, I don’t have it today, and so what’s the difference, I’m no worse off!”
And if I put the dream out there and allow my subconscious and conscious mind to work toward it, I should accomplish something toward it. I may not comp ...