HIGH PERFORMANCE GOAL
by Dr. Beverly Potter
Goal is a Target
If you were learning archery but had no target, your progress
probably be slow because you have nothing to aim at. Practice would be
frustrating and not fun because you wouldn't get feedback on your
Having a goal is essential for high performance. It gives you a target
to shoot at and immediate feedback on the accuracy of each shot.
A Goal is a Magnet
A powerful goal is like a magnet that draws you toward it.
know how to set magnetic goals which have four ingredients: It is
it is specific on the "doing-level"; it has a deadline, and most
important, it creates a compelling image.
It can be hard to get started on your goal. The problem is
which must be broken to get into motion. High performers know that the
secret to getting started and keeping momentum is to take small steps.
Set Yourself Up to
High performers don't rely on "will power", they use setting
objectives and acknowledging progress to set themselves up to win. High
performaners know how to use small steps to stretch themselves slowly
accomplishing the goal. And they make getting there fun!
This session covers the
of setting goals that draws you towards them like a magnet does. The
lies not in will power, but in well-proven techniques that can help you
become a high performer.
what we needed in this high pressure environment
with its demanding standards. Thanks!"