Today’s post in the goals series aims to help you get “The Maximum Lifestyle” that my blog stands for by getting you pointed in the right direction with the help of goals tailor made to what you want to do in your life. Don’t worry if you don’t have any goals ready to go- that’s the whole point of the series!
Whether your goals are for this week, this year, this decade, or your whole life, the only way to start working towards goals is to make sure you have some in the first place. That’s where I come in. This series is to help you think about what goals you might want to have in the first place- because the best way to start with something is by taking baby steps. Be sure to look up the “Career” category at the top of the main page or the “GetGoals” tag all of the posts have if you want to go through this series from the beginning.
Today we are going to tackle getting you inspired by the goals of the people who are closest to you! We’ll take baby steps in this series, and by the end of the series you’ll have finished the first step to getting the future and career you dream of. I know it seems as if we’ve covered loved ones with Inherit Goals and Crowdsource Goals, but this one covers new ground, I promise. Let’s get started!
What Goals Would Your Loved Ones Have?
Think about the goals your loved ones would like for you.
1.) What Goals Would Your Immediate Family Have For You?
Think about your significant other. What goals do they have for the both of you as a couple? Think about your children. What goals might they have for all of you as a family? Write down those group goals, and then break them down into goals for yourself that will bring you closer to achieving the overall group goal. If you don’t know what your loved one’s goals for the group are, be sure to ask them!
2.) What Goals do Your Loved Ones Have For Themselves?
Think back to the goals you found in step one on this post. Are there any goals they didn’t directly say that they might still have? Maybe your spouse is afraid to say they’d like to have you come home early more often so you could spend time together. Maybe your children were only thinking of immediate goals and didn’t mention their own future aspirations. Brainstorm what these unspoken goals might be and jot them down, then figure out what goals you could make for yourself to help them get there.
3.) Write down your thoughts!
Keep your phone or a notebook handy whenever you do your brainstorming. After spending so much time looking up goals, it’s important to sit down and keep track of them. How else are you going to later go through your list and narrow down potential life goals to just the goals you actually want?