One popular definition of a goal is a dream with a date on it. Search the internet for methods of goal setting and you will discover a plethora of tactics, many of which repeat the same old, "Write it down. Set a date to accomplish it" advice.
Did you ever set a goal? Did you write it down? Did you achieve it? By the date you had written? If not, how did you feel?
Did you ever realize a big dream that you never wrote down? Lots of times, right?
The truth is, it is not the fact that you write your goal down that motivates you to achieve it. Nor is the fact that you set a date to it that drives your success. Only one element ensures success in life.
When your goal has a Personal Meaning Quotient (PMQ) at 100 then you will move past any obstacle, no matter how big or threatening, to reach your desire.
I created the method for finding your PMQ to assist you in knowing where and when to invest your time and energy fulfilling your life's desires. After all, something that consumes you with passion when you picture yourself living it keeps you "in the game" while desires that merely would be pleasing in your life get jettisoned when hitting a slight bump in the road to achieving them.
How then do you determine your PMQ for each of your goals?
Firstly, take a look at whether or not the goal is yours or one your parents, boss, friends, or anyone else expects of you. You will never find the motivation to propel yourself through dense muck to fulfill a dream someone else places in your future.
Your goal must be something for YOU
Even if you say you want to earn enough money to send your kid to college, the ultimate underlying goal is feeling good about yourself and happy in your life. Starting in a state of happiness allows you the success that leaves you feeling confidant in your ability to take care of yourself and those you care about.
It is all about you!
Now that you recognize your personal fulfillment aspect of your goal, you want to check out how your energy runs when you think about living that dream. Do you feel high and energized? Or do you feel ho hum and just okay?
I highly recommend using a muscle test or some other divination means to verify that your goal is at 100. Just because you want it to be and you say it is at 100 does not, by any means, reflect your subconscious state and programs within upon which you rely to achieve your dream.
Sure, you want o think the goal you set is what you truly want to realize in your life. However, deep inside your subconscious programming counters any possibility of actually making that goal real. You will fight yourself every step of the way until you give up.
You see, if you test for a PMQ of only 99 then you hold doubts, out of your awareness. those same unrecognized doubts may well send you packing when you stumble more than once on your journey to success.
Rest assured that a PMQ of 100 will lead you where, in your heart and in your mind, you really want to go.
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