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Foundational Goals & Overriding Goal

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Get Crystal Clear On Your Overriding Goal

Time to make your overriding goal crystal clear.
Relax and let the answer pour out of you as you are being guided through this exercise.
Write at will. Do not worry about making mistakes or making it perfect, or it being incomplete. Aim for a minimum of one sentence for each of these questions. You can refine it after the exercise is over. For now, simply write what comes to mind.
* What is the purpose behind your overriding goal? * Why do you want to accomplish it? * What will you gain if you achieve it?
* What will you lose if you don't take action on this goal? * What is the downside of not achieving it?
* When will your overriding goal be accomplished? * Make it time-bounded. Set a deadline.
Starting position
* Where are you right now in relation to your overriding goal? * What is your starting point? * How much ground will you have to cover to get to where you want to be?
* What will you need to do in order to achieve your overriding goal? * List the most important milestones you need to achieve in order to accomplish this important objective.
* What are the obstacles standing in between you and your overriding goal? * What are the roadblocks and how can you remove them?
* What factor sets the speed in accomplishing your overriding goal? * Is there a bottleneck? Is there something slowing you down? How can you deal with this?
* What is your area of strength relative to your overriding goal? * What are you really good at? * How can you focus more energy here so that you can stack up that win?
* What is your weakest area relative to your overriding goal? * Where are you most vulnerable right now? * What do you need to work on, or improve, or delegate?
* What is the worst thing that could happen over the coming year to affect your overriding goal? * How can you avoid that? * What do you need to do to make sure that this doesn’t happen?
* What is the best case scenario and how can I achieve this goal?
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