With the New Year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and goal setting. It’s easy to take a look at the beginning of the year with a desire to start fresh, but it’s not enough to simply want to change something about yourself or your life. The same is true when it comes to your business. In order to truly see growth and achieve your girl boss success you need to have a firm action plan in place with steps that will lead you to where you want to be. Whether it’s something small or a big, pie-in-the-sky type of dream for your life, goal setting is the only way to achieve the success you want!
If you still aren’t convinced, keep reading to see more of my top reasons why goal setting is crucial for your boss babe success.
1. You take control of your brand
Having goals in place is like creating a roadmap to success. If you don’t outline the exact steps you’ll simply be shooting in the dark and hoping for the best. Setting goals allows you to take the bull by the horns and propel yourself forward in the exact direction you want.
2. You shift your focus to what is most important
When you’re mapping out your goals it forces you to take a good, hard look at all aspects of your business and to prioritize where you want to allocate your time. If you don’t, you’re just going to spend the rest of your days checking boxes and never getting outside of your comfort zone. Goal setting helps you focus on what’s most important in your business and then move forward from there.
3. You learn to make good decisions
Like I said, it’s easy to spend your day checking boxes and feeling like you’ve accomplished something without ever actually moving forward. Goal setting will help you determine what activities are necessary and what are time-suckers for your business. This will help you make good choices in terms of what is best for the long term view and big dreams for your business.
4. Goals make those giant mountains turn into tiny hills
A big dream can sometimes seem so overwhelming that it discourages you from making any steps towards achieving it. This is where proper goal setting comes in and can help you take large, intimidating aspirations into smaller, manageable tasks that will propel you forward. Hitting smaller milestones along the way is proven to provide real motivation and help you successfully reach your goal.
5. Goals hold you accountable
It’s one thing to dream it, it’s another thing to go out there and take it. By setting a proper goal you’re creating a deliverable and a deadline that no one is responsible for except for you. This is a great motivator for any boss babe to help fuel your ambition and bring those big, lofty dreams to life.
Goal setting isn’t a new concept. Clichés aside, understanding the importance of goal setting and knowing how to set goals for yourself is crucial to accomplishing great things in your life. If you are motivated and want to set some serious goals for yourself this year but don’t know where to start, join our goal setting workshop!
On Wednesday, January 25th at 4-7pm we will be hosting “Goal Setting for the Badass Girl Boss” at Communal Coffee in San Diego. Join us and build a foolproof action plan that will help you achieve those boss babe dreams for the new year!