A Simple Trick for Setting Better Goals

The key to setting better goals is to make them about action, not outcome.

The term "goal" is confusing because it doesn’t distinguish between the end product and the steps necessary to get there.

Goals can be:

  • Something you aspire to that is meaningful and important to you ---> outcome

  • Something you want to do or accomplish ---> action that will lead to the desired outcome

Sometimes we use it to signify the result: "My goal is to…

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