Episode 50

Published on:

6th Jan 2023

The Truth About Setting Goals: How to Do It Right

This priceless skill isn’t something you get taught when learning a trade or while you’re on the job.

And it’s pretty awkward the first time you do it, which is probably why they don’t teach it…

But if you learn how to do it right then you’re guaranteed to reap the rewards you deserve in your business and personal life.

But if you don’t learn this skill you’re more than likely going to end up repeating the same menial tasks, for the same menial rewards, day after day…

Week after week…

Month after month…

And year after year.

Because in the absence of well formed goals, we become strangely loyal to performing the daily trivia, until ultimately we become enslaved by it.

Life just happens to you, instead of you directing your life where you want it to go.

This time of year is the best time to add this priceless skill to your arsenal.

It means you can start the year fresh, with well formed goals to help guide you in the right direction.

You’ll be shocked by how much progress you can make when you have goals set.

Make sure you’re not doing this wrong and wasting your time.

It’ll take less than an hour.

And will pay off 100 fold…


  • Reap the rewards you deserve in your business and personal life
  • Ensure you turn the things you set out to achieve into reality
  • Save yourself from wasting time with the wrong process


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