…1 – Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
2 – A Harvard study suggests 83% of the US population do not have goals.
3 – 14% of people have a goal plan in mind, but these are unwritten goals.
4 – People with written goals are 50% more likely to achieve than people without goals.
5 – Goals ‘held’ in the mind are more likely not to be jumbled up with the other 1500 thoughts per minute that the average human being experiences
6 – Only 3 out of every 100 adults write down their goals down on paper
Going over those six points I’m sure you’ve noticed a pattern.
Most people don’t have goals, and wander around aimlessly because of it, and
for those that do write them down, they’ve a bigger chance of reaching them.
How about you? What are your goals for this week, month, year?
Have you a target amount of books, courses, products that you’d like to make or sell?
No? Why not? All it takes is a five minutes with a pen and paper. And yet most of us don’t do it.
We give more thought to a shopping list than we give to what direction we want our lives to go in.
As Earl Nightingale said in ‘The Strangest Secret’ you’d never set a ship off without a captain at the wheel.
Why? Because you know it would run aground or never reach it’s destination, if it even had one.
More and more people can see the benefits in putting aside those few minutes to take stock of their lives and put a new direction in the old mental Sat Nav.
They could be using your planner to do it, if you had one to sell.
Want to be a good guy and help them out?
How many planners do you think you could make between now and Christmas? Maybe you could use that as your first goal to achieve?