Tip #3 from my new "Grab Your Goals" coaching program is to get your goals down on paper.
You MAY have a clear goal in mind, but there may be others attached. There is rarely anything in life that we think about that doesn't come all jumbled up with a lot of other thoughts and desires.
Part of this program is to get clear and get real! Writing your goals down makes it a concrete thing and sends a message to your unconscious mind that you mean business!
Take a piece of paper or Word doc and write as many things you can think of that you'd like to do, achieve, experience, or have in your life. This isn't really a bucket list, though, because it includes career, personal growth, financial, health, relationships, and fun. You can look at all areas or focus on one,
OK, here's the challenge: Write down AT LEAST 50 things. If you want to combine or organize those 50 things into different categories, that's fine.
After you have your list of 50, think about how long it will take to accomplish each one. Create a timeline ordering scheme, from 1 to 10 years. A 1 indicates you're ready to work on this NOW, a 3 is for the near future, a 5 is for in-between short- and long-term, and a 10 is long-term.
Next up: Making sense of this big list.
I was intrigued from the first moment I read the bold claim accredited to Socrates that "the unexamined life is not worth living" and it has been a touchstone throughout my life. And, through the power of hindsight, I see its influence powering many of my career choices and life activities.