Series B – Plan a Really Exciting Life
Underlined thoughts diminish you – Thoughts with dots empower you
I’m not good at writing.
A simple Plan is better than none.
I can start it this very moment
I’ll list whatever I want like a shopping list and make it better as go.
Writing my goals would cause me to think about how they fit together.
Old pilots file flight plans; those that don’t never get old.
Goals make me anxious
I will concentrate on the rewards and not the work.
A goal is a target not a demand
The right goals will motivate me.
Larger or more important goals will motivate me more.
A written Plan would be too hard to keep updated.
That is true if my life isn’t worth it.
It’s easy to keep up; you just ad or change things on your list when you feel like it.
Big goals are nothing more than a collection of smaller ones.
Becoming a better writer would be a good goal.
Having computer skills would make it easier for me to keep my Plan updated.
Ad to my list of goals to “Develop my computer skills” as soon as possible.
What are personal goals?
Knowing what is important to me
Knowing the qualities I want to have.
Knowing what is right and wrong.
Knowing how I want to be as a personAppreciating everything
Being an exceptional spouse and parent
To be a force for good in the world.
Having goals will put another layer of responsibility on me and I’m already trying as hard as I can.
Goals aren’t for pressure; they are for direction.
All I can keep in mind is the big picture; my plan will keep important details in place so I deal with them in the right order.
Goals keep me from missing the important things of life
Goals reduce wasted effort and dead ends
I could die anytime; would I be ready if I were taken tomorrow?
As I write them I will see ways I can improve them.
A written plan will act like a compass I can look at often.
I’ll think about goals when I am older.
Walking a straight line, if I’m off by one degree, by the end of a mile I will miss my target by 100 feet. Goals aim our energies more accurately.
Thinking long-term makes work out of living.
What will make me work harder than missing important goals?
Living day to day would be risky and cause me constant anxiety.
By making everything I do produce something of lasting value, my wealth will grow faster.
Once my accumulation of assets get big enough they will help to support me protect me, give me options and continue to grow.
B-5 • Intermediate Goals
I can barely keep my head above water why torment myself with middle goals?
My middle goals can keep me motivated.
They will keep me from missing some of my long term goals.
If my wife and I can use our vacations to check out places we may want to live eventually.
B-6 • Bring on the Spice
Spice costs money and I have none.
Spice is what makes life fun and it does not have to be expensive.
Spice is an attitude of adventure.
Without spice life is more of a sentence.
Spice is refreshing and becomes e raw material for creativity
Until I can afford expensive variety, I can stay entertained by the way I use my time.
What engine? The best I can to is to plug along.
All progress is plugging along.
I will minimize nonproductive tasks to free up time for the things that produce the most important long term benefits.
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