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Reaching for the Stars? Great!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BassTrackerBoats, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Set some goals that are up there for this month!

    I like to set tiered goals...


    • Goal one - match last month.
    • Goal two - Beat the numbers from last year this time by 10%.
    • Goal three - Learn other methods of monetization and test them, even if it is just a couple days of actual work (20 hours of effort).

    I break my goals down to a daily number, write them down on paper (I keep a notebook of all that I do and have a pile of them for the past bunch of years).

    You do what works for you but for heaven's sake.. SET SOME GOALS!

    So do you have goals for July yet?
     
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  2. JoeMongan

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    I have steady goals for progression and to curve natural inflation over the years. If a business is not
    growing it is dying so staying at the same level or pace is not an option.

    -RK
     
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    Personally I'm limited in growth because of fear.
    My goal for July: overcoming fears.
     
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    The other evening I was sitting on the balcony with my 2 and a half y.o. daughter, explaining her what is the star (in the sky), and after that she demanded the star. When I tried to explain that this is not possible she demanded the moon instead....When I was a kid I wanted to be an astronaut (of course). If I worked hard on becoming one, I would now be able to hope that one day I would bring back a piece of Moon to my daughter. Now, this is not possible. I failed as father, miserably...
     
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  5. BassTrackerBoats

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    That is actually a VERY good goal... I'm impressed that you are working on overcoming that!
     
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    I think I understand what you mean if you are talking about liquidity. For me I try to make sure a healthy
    % of my business' turn over goes right back into investing. I would rather do without personal luxuries
    in order to grow my business. Really what people generally do not understand is a business is a living and
    breathing entity all to itself. You have to nurture and grow it before it takes care of you.

    Finding that balance between expenditures in order to grow a business and savings can be a bit cumbersome :)
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Now we know what that "Skyrocket" is doing on your nickname. :eek:
     
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    hehe once again the only goals I'm watching right now are ones in the back of nets the World Cup has taken over, I suppose I could say tiered drinking is involved.. first I order the pint of beer, then I move on to the next tier which is the rum and coke.. If my bets come in during the games then the tiers can climb quite quickly lol but yeah I get ya BTB it's always good to set goals :D
     
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  9. BassTrackerBoats

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    Fixed that for you, t0mmy!

    SEO imbibing FTW!
     
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    I prefer to take a shot of Jim Beam and drop it down in my Guinness, however I have to admit content
    creation is done for the day when that happens!
     
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    This thread name sounds great with the little sentence below mi username. :)

    @skyrocketseo: getting there is not a problem, seriously. The only problem is when you get back and get assaulted by the almighty US feds making you shut your mouth lol
     
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    Unfortunately or happily goals are not enough. There's something else that distinguishes people who totally kill it from people who are average. And is not even action, is something more at the core of a person. Couldn't point a finger on what it is or what name it has. Might be passion and drive but even those come from something...

    Thing is you can plan and set goals and know exactly what to do but not do it. I been there, others have been there too.

    What helps me get in a really good state of mind is this mantra:

    I'm calm, I don't care, I can do anything.

    - I'm calm just gets you that - is not "i will be" not "i have been". Is "i am" - NOW! Period.
    - I don't care is like how a surgeon doesn't "care" about a patient that came to ER. He doesn't start to cry, he doesn't get implicated and overwhelmed. I don't care here means more "I'm ok with whatever happens and won't crash if it goes south". This takes care of your fear of failure.
    - I can do anything - eliminates your mental resistance that something is too hard or complicated.

    Together the entire sentence gets togheter some really positive and deep suggestions for your deep mind.

    For me it just puts me in an amazingly good state of mind when I think this and just gets rid of all parasite thoughts.
     
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