In part 1 of “New Year, New Goals," I began this month by examining why I’m throwing my usual New Year’s Resolutions out and writing clear, achievable goals instead. Now let’s dive into which specific areas of life need some focused goal setting.
Anyone who knows me knows that my latest frenzy is all about the financial guru Dave Ramsey and the common sense he rants on about daily during his radio talk show. (I have my sister-in-law to thank for this…) Anyways, when I was listening to one of his older podcasts, Dave Ramsey listed 7 areas of life in which you should write goals and measure the progress made each year. I quickly typed them into my cellphone so that I wouldn’t forget, but it turns out they were already available in a handy article online as well. Here are the 7 areas that need goal setting:
Let me know what you think! Do you try setting goals in specific areas like the 7 listed here? What would you add to the list? Have you found goal writing worthwhile and useful in achieving your dreams in the past?
Disclosure: I was NOT compensated by Ramsey Solutions for this post. I just think he's a pretty intelligent guy with a lot of wisdom and knowledge to offer! Photo Credit: Nick Mirka
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