Magazine article Black Enterprise

Don't Just Dream-Plan

Magazine article Black Enterprise

Don't Just Dream-Plan

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Lose weight. Earn a promotion. Learn a second language. Get out of debt. Few people would blame you for wanting to do any one of these things--or all of the above. The question is, are these true goals or mere wishes?

Most of us are familiar with the saying, "a goal without a plan is just a wish." The ability to set and achieve goals--whether it's the simple to-do list that gets you through the day or major objectives that will define your life--is the difference between success and failure, between mere busywork and truly worthwhile accomplishments.

Are you actively, even desperately, trying to achieve your goals or are you passively hoping for your dreams to come true? It's a matter of commitment: Your goals must be so important to you that you are motivated to do whatever it takes to achieve them. The only person who can provide that commitment is you.

Putting goals down on paper is just one of the many techniques used by peak performers to transform dreams and wishes into reality. …

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