SETTING AND ACHIEVING GOALS
The greatest danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim toohigh and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.—Michelangelo
IF YOU ASKED MOST PEOPLE i they had goals, almost everyone wouldsay they did. So the real question becomes, why is it that most people don’twork toward achieving their goals? The main reason is that their goalsaren’t in ront o them on a daily basis. Another reason is that when theyset their goals, they don’t do so properly. For example, someone might tellyou something like, “I want to go to Hawaii.” Although this is a goal, it isnot set up properly to be met with success. Let’s look at what needs to bedone to increase the likelihood that goals will be met.
One Frank Thought
You may be wondering why a personal fnance book has goal-setting as the subject o the frst chapter. The reason is to help youidentiy the things that are most important to you so that, when youare making fnancial decisions later on, your ocus and priorities willbe on these goals.
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