How to set goals that get done
Channel: Ismail Kamdar
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There is a very simple system to make sure that the goals that you set get done, I'm going to share the system with you today, I've actually used the system, to write my books to prepare my online courses to launch website to do just about anything. It's very simple. It's very straightforward. Many of us, when we want to set our goals, we have no clue how to do it or what to do, or how to go about writing it out. What I'm going to show you now is a simple acronym, a simple system for getting goals done. And that is to set SMART goals to set goals that have five characteristics. Number one, they must be specific, they must be measurable, they should be actionable, they should
be realistic, and they must be time bound. Now, what do we mean by these steps? Number one is that it must be specific. But even before that, make sure you write down your goals. Why? Because if you don't write down your goals, it's not a goal. It's just a wish. And that's when many of us fail, we want to do this, we want to do that, until you write it down. It's just a one. It's not a goal yet, to make it a goal, you must write it down. So when you writing it down, the first thing you need to do is to be specific, Be as specific as possible about what you want to do. It's not I want to write a book is I want to write 100 page time management book. It's not I want to lose weight, it's I want
to lose 10 pounds. It's not I want to get rich, it's I want to make a million dollars, or $10 million, Be as specific as possible. The second step is to have a system of measurement. This is why I always include numbers in my code. Every single goal should include numbers. If you have numbers, you have something to measure. So if I'm writing a book, and right I want to write a 300 page book, you know, if you I mentioned before, if you want to lose weight, put a number if you want to get rich, put a number, a number allows you to do some math, mathematics to measure how close you are to success. Point number three, make your goal actionable. Meaning you should be able to break your
goal down into mini goals. And you should be able to break those mini goals down into daily action steps. Once you have daily action steps, you have something to do every day to help you attain that goal. For example, if you want to write a book, break it down, write your first draft, break that down even further. Write three pages a day, right. And now you have something you do every day, sit and write three pages every day, and you're going to get done. The next step is to be realistic, but not too realistic. Don't not make a goal that's so simple within your comfort zone that you get it done too easily. rather work within the realm of possibility while pushing yourself to your limits.
So whatever your previous goal was, your next goal should be bigger, it should be greater, it should push you further. This is what we mean. By being realistic. We don't mean set simple goals. But make sure it's something that's possible. Right, we are talking about just doing something easy, we talking about climbing your mountain. And finally, if you don't do this, you're not going to get done. That's set a deadline. Have a time bound. Without a deadline, you're just going to procrastinate over and over again. Deadlines prevent procrastination, deadlines create a sense of urgency. So you feel you have to work on it every day. So it's done before the deadline. And
finally, your deadlines out that other thing is going to inspire you to get it done when you feeling too lazy to do your work. So if you do these things, if you set goals are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and time bound, you will get them that you will get them down as long as you work on your daily action steps. To learn more get hold of my book, getting the Baraka, it's available at the link below. It's also available on Amazon under the name time management and Baraka in Islam. Get hold of the book read it. I have this explains a lot more details in the book with many other important points on how to attain your goals.