Goal Setting & Time Management
my goals and time management skills
“How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to?” Anthony Robins. This quote says so much about goals and time management. In order to create the tomorrow you want you have to focus on your goals that you have made today. Through time management you can achieve your goals.
Some of the goals I have made recently are to put 50 dollars of every paycheck I get in my savings account for a year and not touch it. When I decided on this goal I had to be very specific I couldn’t just say I was going to put some money in the bank every pay check, because then I could just put a penny in there. That wouldn’t satisfy my goal. After I decided on my goal I had to make sure it was measurable. It is measurable by if I put the fifty dollars in every pay period then I made my goal but if I didn’t then I failed at my goal for that pay period. I would then have to make sure it got done the next time. Putting fifty dollars in my savings account every month was attainable. After going over my budget for the month I decided that I could afford to put fifty dollars in my account every pay period. It is realistic, with the fact that I just have to follow along with my budget for every month and not over spend. I made sure it is timely by putting a time limit on it. I will then go back after a year reevaluate it and then decide if I can do more or less money and adjust according. This system has helped me make sure that I stay motivated and keep moving along with my goal.
When I was thinking of something to need to work on this school year I decided that I waste a lot of time and I wait till the last minute to get my work done. I wait until the last minute and then I have to rush through it, so I decided that my goal was going to be to be better with time management. I would write in my planner everyday of what assignments were due and when I was going...