This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from Robert.
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How do you determine what is reasonable when setting timelines for goal attainment?
Sometimes, time is not a factor when setting goals, and other times, it’s important to do your research before setting that goal.
Some business owners use
time as an excuse.
They say things like:
“When I get “x” number clients, I’ll do “z”.”
This is a dysfunctional way of looking at time. It keeps a business owner playing small, and I certainly don’t recommend it, especially when a quantum leap can sometimes occur just by making a decision that time is NOT a factor.
If you do have a goal that requires time, for example, building a house, you must do your research and be flexible with your timelines.
Obviously it’s tough for me to guess at what your goal entails, but be honest with yourself.
Are you using time as an excuse or are you building in reasons to delay?
Do you need to gather more information to see what tasks need to be completed for you to attain your goal?
Always remember, nature abhors a vacuum.
Work will always fill the time allotted.
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