1. Goals should mean something to you:
Your goals should mean something to you. If there is no meaning or personal value, you will not be internally motivated to accomplish it. Goals should make a person spend the best of their efforts. Meaningful goals add motivation and drive inside you to achieve it.
2. Be flexible:
Be ready to take whatever comes in the middle of your goal journey. Be flexible enough to adapt to changes that might happen in the middle. Take advantage of things and situations that might happen in the middle. Be flexible with your goals. Especially, with your long-term, middle-term, and Life-time goals.
3. Be Realistic:
Realistic goals will become achievable goals in life. Also, be realistic with the time to accomplish. Depending upon the goals, it will take time. Be realistic by accepting it. Don’t rush or don’t wait too long.
4. No outside influence:
Don’t set your goals because others are doing it. Don’t let people or surrounding influence you in setting goals or altering them. Set goals for yourself. Set goals you want and not what others want.
5. Get Support when needed:
Your goals may need another shoulder to carry forward for some time. Ask for help when you are struggling to achieve your goals.
6. You need good Balance:
Your Goals should not break your personal life, your family, friends, and people. You should be able to have happy times and also work on your goals. You need to balance.
7. Don’t lose Values over Goals:
Your goals should synch with your values and rightness.
8. Specific goals are achievable goals:
Set specific goals based on what you want and what you need. Achieving goals becomes easy.