Before we even think about what your goals are and what you want to achieve in 2010 this could be a breakthrough for you to remember “where you’re at and where you want to go”. It’s not a formula that you have to “get right” or write down a heap of stuff to work out.
Here’s how it looks for me for 2010: 1/3/4/20/50/90/500
Here’s how it works – each number is symbolic and represents something powerful for you. Its purpose is to be your memory jogger of what’s important to you as you go through the year.
One issue for many people with goals and resolutions is actually remembering them as the year goes on. We get caught up in day to day stuff and simply do not give our well intended goals any attention or focus so no wonder we can’t achieve them.
Another issue is we don’t break our goals down into bite size chunks. There is no use getting all the way to the end of the year and saying “Hmm, didn’t do so well there!”
By breaking everything down into bite size chunks we can track our progress. This way we can re-evaluate how we’re going and whether we need to change our activities to get where we want to be.
It’s also important to include both your personal and business goals. We can often make our goals all around what we want to achieve in business, guilty as charged, and forget the personal stuff. So balance that up. It could be your annual leave, physical fitness or time out through the year.
So what’s my “Ready Reckoner” mean? Well, it’s personal but I will tell you this.
The 1 represents 1 Vulcan 2000 cruiser motorbike, because I deserve it, I work hard (Plus I turn 50 in April).
So go to work and short list what’s important for you and give it a number.