Five (5) Quick & Easy Goal Setting Activities
Using these 5 quick easy goal setting activities will help you to focus on your own values and things which are important in your life. Your personal values should align with your short-term and long-term goals. By using these activities, you will be able to achieve more of your dreams.
Quick Easy Goal Setting Activity #1 – Who do you admire?
Who do you genuinely admire in your life? What characteristics do they hold? What special qualities catch your attention? Write down the answers to these questions in a notebook, or on an index card.
Your answers can include:
Quick Easy Goal Setting Activity #2 – What do you want to achieve in your family?
What do you want to achieve in your family? What do you want to develop in your children? How do you want to improve your relationship with your spouse? Write down your answers in a notebook, or on an index card.
Your answers may include:
Regular family time (free time)
Weekly family meeting
Create a special family fund
Yearly vacation together
Ongoing peace between siblings
A more confident child
A more organized child
Help the children to do consistent chores
Spend lunch with spouse two times per week
Go on a weekly date with spouse
Quick Easy Goal Setting Activity #3 – What are your financial goals?
What are your financial goals? Do you need to save for retirement? Do you need to pay off debts? Take ten minutes to record some of your financial goals in a notebook, or on an index card.
Your answers might include:
Develop a personal budget
Create a debt reduction plan
Save money for next year’s vacation
Put aside an emergency fund
Tithe 15% of your personal income
Contribute to a worthy cause
Set aside $100 a month for the desired hobby
Create a college fund for your children
Talk to an advisor about financial planning
Pay off your car by the end of the year
Quick Easy Goal Setting Activity #4 – What are your personal goals?
What are your personal goals in life? Would you like to achieve certain goals in five years? What would you like to achieve in ten years? Take another 15 minutes to write down your answers in a notebook, or on an index card.
You may include the following:
Lose 20 pounds in six months
Visit a long-lost friend for the holidays
Start a photography business
Visit a country overseas
Travel across the states
Write a book to help others
Take time to relax away from home each week
Have $20K in a retirement fund for a more comfortable living
Read 10 new books in three months
Take a family trip to Disney Land
Quick Easy Goal Setting Activity #5 – What are your career goals?
What are your career goals? Do you desire to work from home? Would you like to do something new for a living? Take 20 minutes to write down thoughts and ideas which come to mind. Record them in your notebook for future reference.
Your ideas may include the following:
Create an Etsy shop
Become a virtual assistant
Provide a writing service from home
Move to a new transcription career
Learn to publish your own books
Create your own products to sell online
Sell your homemade items at a local flea market
Become a full-time blogger
Open a consultant business
Learn how to be a mystery shopper
Quick easy goal setting activities are a great way to get started thinking about your goals. Writing them down will give you the ability to review and refine them. Within a short amount of time, you have documented goals which include what you value in life. Now, you can achieve more of your dreams personally, financially, and even on a career level!
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