How To Reach Your Goals – A Quiz

by - m on 11/08/2011

The following is a list of the top ten techniques people used to reach their goals.
  1. Make a step-by-step plan.
  2. Motivate yourself by focusing on someone who has achieved a similar goal.
  3. Tell other people about your goal.
  4. Think about bad things that will happen if you do not achieve your goal.
  5. Think about the good things that will happen if you achieve your goal.
  6. Try to suppress unhelpful or negative thoughts about your goal and how to achieve it.
  7. Reward yourself for making progress in your goal.
  8. Rely on willpower.
  9. Record your progress.
  10. Fantasize or visualize how great your life will be when you achieve your goal.
According to a study listed on the Psyblog blog, five of the goals listed not only don’t work, they may prevent us from reaching our goals.

Can you pick the strategies that don’t work?

The answer is the even numbered techniques listed above are the least valuable.

Find out why they don’t work by clicking here.

– m

Previous post:

Next post: