We love to keep things streamlined and simple, so we’ve identified four simple steps to achieve your goals. If you need to strip success down to a barebones outline, this is foundational. You can use these as a compass for orienting yourself each day.
Success is not a mystery. Success is simply following proven steps to achieve your goals.
Audio Article: 4 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals
4 Habits for Success
Choose good habits that support your goals… nurture them with “GAIA”:
The GAIA acronym may help you remember these habits. Incorporate Gaia… “Mother Earth” to nurture you on the journey to your dreams.1)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaia
- Growth – ongoing learning in your area of endeavor and related areas
- Accountability – to a journal, coach, group or partner to help you stay on track
- Immersion – dive deep into doing your work daily
- Association – hang out with those who are doing—and aspiring to—achieving more
Goals are about manifestation. Whether you’re building a business, coding a game, painting, or writing, you’re creating something that hasn’t been created before. Even one word, one sentence in your manuscript or article… one brush stroke on the canvas, one staff of music written is creating something that wasn’t there before.
You’ve probably prepared a recipe before. Setting and working goals is much the same. You decide what to make (where you want to go), you assemble what you’ll need to do it, and then you create it.
So how do you turn your goals into achievement? Anchor your vision each day through these simple steps:
Many creatives say they work best when they have some sort of support network. When you associate with others who are somewhere along the journey you’re on, it’s easier for you to arrive at your goals. Let’s discuss a few of those here.
It’s essential to immerse in the mindset of the life you want to live.
~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily.com®
4 Steps to Achieve Your Goals
If you need to strip success down to a barebones outline, this is foundational.
Anchor your goals daily:
- Think it
- Ink it
- Say it
- Do it
Success arrives on the heels of daily diligence over time.
~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily.com
Start Simply in Order to Simply Start
Obviously, this is simplified. But these are foundational steps that help bring things to life. Often, just sharing something with another helps to keep us accountable.
At iCreateDaily we host 30 Day Challenges for creators. Participants say that just the fact of the opportunity to post daily work and progress has helped with productivity and growth.
Successful people hire coaches for strategy, ideation, planning and accountability.
Personal trainers train advanced athletes who could easily do their own workouts. Those advanced athletes also hire coaches for accountability and to keep on learning and growing.
Follow these simple steps to achieve your goals… and you shall arrive!
Saying your intention “out loud”, takes it from the nether regions of vaguity and places it in the ethers of effect; in other words, manifestation.
~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily.com
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