Simple Tips That Will Help You Stick to Your Goals for the Whole Year

Here is how to keep going when you lack motivation. January 14, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Jack Canfield and Patty Aubrey discuss how to stay dedicated toward your new goals this entire year.  Canfield says to keep in mind that success is a team sport. You will make more progress working together than working alone. Canfield recommends finding accountability partners or mastermind groups in order to maintain focus. These parties will help keep you from reverting back to the same habits. Moreover, if you are struggling to meet deadlines because of procrastination, you might simply afraid. Canfield practicing visualization and the five-minute challenge, which means taking just five minutes to do a certain task, which can then spark momentum and possibly finish the whole project. Click the video to hear more. Related: Approach Your Goals With This Mindset to Conquer Them in the New Year Entrepreneur Network is […]

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The Reason You Don’t Accomplish Your Goals (and How You Can Do Better in 2020)

Kate Volman outlines two methods to strengthen your creation and pursuit of goals. January 9, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Kate Volman explains how to achieve your goals. It’s often easy to articulate dream up big goals, but it is harder to achieve them. It is common for people to hold onto one particular goal for years just because they did not have the time and focus to tackle it. Drawing upon the book, The Culture Solution by Matthew Kelly, Volman points to two problems that make it difficult to achieve our goals. They are: Lack of clearly defined goals. In the face of unclear timelines and expectations, any well-intentioned goal has no chance. Make sure your goals are thoughtful and measured against some sort of timely deadline.  No accountability partner. Without an individual to keep you focused and striving, your goals will fall […]

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5 Reasons Your 2019 Goals Failed

Here’s how you can set achievable goals for the New Year and actually see them through. December 30, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy explains why your goals from the least year did not succeed. People often fail because their goals are: Not relevant. Before forming goals, make sure they offer a benefit to your life. Strong goals should be able to get you fired up. Difficult to measure. Unless goals are restricted by time limits and clear metrics, it is unlikely that your goal will be achieved. Many well-intentioned goals fail to live up to expectations because they are let to fluctuate and given up due to lose limits. Or, they are too vague. Watch the video to hear more about why goals fail, which formats do work for goals and how they will lead you to success in the New […]

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Inspirational Stories to Help You Persevere Through Negativity

These anecdotes will offer you a healthy dose of motivation. November 12, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It takes an impressive amount of will and foresight to pursue a big goal. But in this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield shares some stories of inviduals that overcame rejection in an impressive manner.  Two successful figures who were rejected by the school of their choice include Stephen Spielberg and General Douglas MacArthur. A few figures that had trouble with getting their work recognized include authors Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, John Grisham and George Lucas.  If you’re looking for some inspirational stories to convince you not to give up and keep on the path to success, just remember that some people thought Star Wars lacked potential.  Click the video to hear more.  Related: How to Add Life-Long Customers by Pursuing That ‘Wow’ Moment Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from […]

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What Is Your Frog? This Exercise Will Help You Rid Yourself of Mental Roadblocks.

Tracy recommends biting the bullet early when completing a big task. October 28, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner, Brian Tracy talks about the kind of mentality and habits you must have to achieve your goals. Prioritize the bigger, more difficult task and place it at the top of your to-do list for the day; this is what Tracy calls eating the frog.  Try to develop a positive addiction to accomplishing those tasks. Endorphins and clarity can become your drugs, and those who develop an addiction continue to strive because of this sensation. There are no shortcuts. You must indefintely practice often and commitedly.  Click the video to hear more.  Related: Time Management Reflects How You Prioritize Your Life Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate […]

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The Key Mindset That Will Help You Truly Meet Your Goals

Canfield says it is completely possible to reach our biggest goals. October 22, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you have a sense of purpose and persistence, Entrepeneur Network partner Jack Canfield says you can do anything you set your mind to. Strong willpower manifests itself in a tenacity to complete your goals no matter what. How do you keep focused on your goals? According to Canfield, you should start by breaking your goals down into smaller parts in order to avoid getting overwhelmed. Be clear with yourself if you are chasing the right goals for you. Once you determine your ultimate goal is what truly resonates with you, try your best to eliminate your fear in pursuing it, then go after it with your fullest passion and intention. Click the video to hear more.  Related: Your Excuses, Not Your Setbacks, Are the Biggest Obstacles to Achieving Your Goals Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, […]

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How the 90/10 Rule Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

When you have an organized strategy and plan of attack, the world can truly be your oyster. September 23, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network Brian Tracy encourages the practice of dreaming big. He points out if other people have achieved your dream, then you can, too.  Tracy encourages asking yourself the question, What it is I have been put on Earth to do? The answer will help you do what you really want to do with your life. An ability to set goals and create plans to accomplish these goals is what Tracy calls, the “master plan” of success.  A strategy recommended by Tracy to organize your process is the 10/90 rule. This principle states that the first 10 percent of your planning toward a goal will contribute 90 percent of the value to achieving it.  Click the video to hear more on achieving your dreams from Brian Tracy.  Related: 6 Success Habits […]

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What to Do When You Want to Quit

Consider your values before making any dramatic life decision. Read_More Related posts: 12 Signs You’re Financially Ready to Quit Your Job Entrepreneur Insider Video of the Week: Achieve a Never-Quit Mentality Five Signs You Should Quit Your Job and Live Your Dreams 9 Signs You Should (Maybe) Quit Your Job Now Have Enough Space For Your Biz, Don’t Just Quit (FS309) How to Keep Going When All the Signs Say ‘Quit’ 4 Signs You’re Not Ready to Quit Your Job 9 Things to Do When You Want to Quit Your Job But Really Shouldn’t

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How to Preserve Your Paycheck (and Turn It Into Savings)

August 12, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy dives into a few tips that experts use to improve their savings. To start, avoid impulse purchases. The more time you have time to think about something before buying, the better.  Tracy says it will take willpower and determination to build up a large amount of savings. Employ helpful tactics like creating well-defined goals and easing into saving more in small increments. Click play to hear more about saving from Brian Tracy. Related: The Connection Between Goals and Self-Confidence Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre. EN is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business vertical. […]

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The One Thing Standing in the Way of Your Success

The finance expert discusses how achieving your goals comes down to how you think. July 31, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose talks about what it takes to achieve huge, audacious goals. He stresses how a mentality of living in fear is the surest way not to meet success. In order to combat this fearful mindset, Rose explains you should not always assume the worst. Do not always tell yourself competitors will sweep in to steal your business or that the stock market will crash. By constantly convincing yourself your worst fears will become a reality, you may manifest such fears. Instead, Rose recommends thinking about your worst fear, then imagining if it became reality. If the end result is not that earth-shattering, consider taking the plunge and simply going for it anyway.  Click the video to hear more.  […]

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This Organizational Tool Can Bring You Closer to Your Goals Each Day

Map out the steps you need to take to reach your primary goal. July 22, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jack Canfield discusses the organization tool mind mapping, which can help you get started and organize your path to achieving big goals. Mind mapping, Canfield explains, was developed by Tony Buzan, who was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and Albert Einstein.  The first step in your mind mapping process should be a key, central idea. Then, ask yourself what you need to address in order to make this central goal a reality. Examples of these types of questions include “What deadlines do I need to set?” and “Who will I need to talk with to make my goal a reality?” To get the most out of your mind mapping strategy, make an effort to divide your tasks into manageable chunks and organize your time thougtfully. […]

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How to Simplify Your Decision-Making Process and Find Success Faster

When you start to overthink and aim for perfection, the real sacrifice you’re making is real-world progress. July 11, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Kate Volman discusses how often we overthink what we are doing. In these instances, Volman has a few tips and tricks to overcome this limitation.  One way is to recruit a trustworthy friend who can help you clear your mind. Volman says that friends can help you clear your mind of unnecessary thoughts and take action. She also says it’s important to keep in mind that everything may not go as expected — that it might take time for an idea to fully take form.  In short, stop overthinking and just get started on your goal.  Click the video to hear more. Related: Here’s How Leaders Think Differently and Inspire Others Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, […]

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How You Hold Yourself Back From Reaching Your Goals

Success is more step-by-step than most people realize. July 10, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. People make all sorts of excuses for why they’re not reaching their but the simple truth is this: if you’re not attaining what you want in life, it’s probably because you’re not being tactical in pursuing your goals. The good news? Many of the common reasons why you’re not reaching your goals are easily remedied. Really! In this post, I’ll address some common things that hold people back from reaching their goals and offer suggestions for how you can systematically remove the roadblocks that are keeping you from moving forward. A lack of specific goals. You will never reach your goals if you don’t have specific goals laid out to begin with. If your goals are vague, like “get rich” or “be successful”, that’s about as helpful as […]

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People With Purpose Are 70 Percent More Likely to Reach Their Goals

Check out the results of Ben Angel’s 1,000-person survey about goals and purpose. June 28, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In a survey of 1,000 entrepreneurs that Entrepreneur Network partner Ben Angel conducted, he uncovered that people with a strong sense of purpose achieved their goals 70 percent of the time more often than those who didn’t. In the second season of 60 Seconds to Unstoppable, Angel shares why this is and why people with purpose are 31 percent less likely to be afraid of failing, 23 percent less likely to doubt themselves and 23 percent less likely to procrastinate.  Want to become unstoppable in business and in life? Take this 60-second quiz now to find out what’s really holding you back, and be sure to grab a copy of Angel’s new book, Unstoppable, today. Related: Why Excuses Are Sometimes Misdiagnosed as a Lack of Willpower When They Shouldn’t Be Entrepreneur […]

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The Miracle Equation and How to Help You Achieve Your Biggest Goals

Hal Elrod: He said, “Hal, you don’t have that kind of cancer. You don’t have a slow growing tumor.” He goes, “You were healthy last week. You’re on the verge of death right now, and you’ve got days to live if we don’t do chemo.” I thought that was a scare tactic. I’m like, “You know, let me sleep on it.” I Googled it and basically found this is real, most people die from this cancer because they go and get misdiagnosed with pneumonia, which is what I was diagnosed with initially. Then before they figure out what’s actually wrong, the person’s dead. And so I started chemo . . . Pat Flynn: You’re listening to Hal Elrod, a near and dear friend of mine who has gone through, now, a second near-death experience. The first time he was on the show, he talked about his book The Miracle Morning, […]

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5 Important Keys to Developing Strong Willpower

The most successful people know how to push through uncomfortable moments. April 1, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy discusses a few tips you can use to develop a strong sense of willpower. Tracy says the one habit that wil contribute the most to your success is self-discipline. According to Tracy, self-discipline means making yourself do the right thing, whether you feel like it or not.  Tracy notes that new habits can take three weeks to establish. That’s not so long, really, and working on improving your self-discipline and willpower can really help you in the long run. Click the video to hear more self-discipline tips.  Related: The Most Painless Way to Fire an Employee Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand […]

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Why You Should Support All Your Employees’ Career Goals, From Partners to Secretaries

Your daily processes will make long-term growth possible. March 12, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. At Boyle Feinberg Sharma, P.C., a boutique family law firm in Chicago, lawyers are working diligently to ease the burden their clients face when dealing with life’s unfortunate occurrences such as divorce, custody and child support battles, among others. Molly Sharma, one of the firm’s partners, recently sat down with us to illustrate how her company balances client support and company growth as their primary objectives, in order to produce customer satisfaction and successful company performance. Sharma is determined to establish her office as a setting where reward and advancement is always available. In order to nurture growth and satisfaction within the firm, she makes it a point to support and consider the career goals of all employees, ranging from basic legal secretaries to partners. Challenges arise when Sharma […]

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Set Clear Financial Goals by Making Unbreakable Promises

To accomplish your goals, you have to establish clear milestones. March 1, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Phil Town says that financial goals can also be problematic. At times, making a promise is better; form goals around solid promises.  Town stresses that making a goal that involves “making X amount of dollars in X amount of time.” Town sets some clear methods to set goals, including setting a definite budget. Town points out that if you have less money to work with, most likely you will — out of necessity — stay within your budget.  Many entrepreneurs, Phil Town points out, also consider goal-setting an integral part of their success. The financial pro shares that in order to achieve something specific, you have to be specific about what you want to achieve. Town shares that he reviews his goals each day, taking care to review […]

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Are Your Goals Too Small? Here’s How to Know.

See your life transform by setting goals like these. February 18, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy says that you have to look at your own likelihood of accomplishing set goals. Avoid giving yourself too much if your think you won’t be able to meet them. Or, according to Tracy, even more detrimental is shooting too low and not giving yourself enough room to challenge yourself.  According to Tracy, here are a few points to keep in mind if you think your goals are too small: Menial, everyday tasks do not come close to challenging the average person Small goals won’t make a dent in your life progress. They may not create substantial change and then what is the the point, if your goals are so infestesimal that they barey have an impact on your life? As Tracy puts it, […]

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You’ve Already Abandoned Your New Year’s Resolution. Here’s a Better Path to Reach Your Goals.

Instead of self-flagellation and getting stuck in the quagmire of negative thoughts, dust off those good intentions and give yourself another shot at making your resolutions stick. January 14, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s only mid-January, but chances are pretty good that all those lofty resolutions you made before the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31 have fallen by the wayside. You’re not alone. A small, but oft-cited, longitudinal study of New Year’s resolutions by John Norcross, a professor of psychology at the University of Scranton, revealed that nearly a quarter of people abandoned their goal after one week. That number swelled to 46 percent at a month and 64 percent after six months. Less than a fifth, 19 percent, were able to hang on for two years. Related: 5 Common Mistakes That Cause New Year’s Resolutions to Fail So instead of self-flagellation and getting stuck […]

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