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100 Ways to Motivate Yourself by Steve Chandler

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50. Get down and get small

The fewer goals you set each day, the more you feel “pushed around” by people and events that are beyond your control.

You suffer from a sense of powerlessness. Rather than creating the reality you want, you are only reacting to the world around you. You have much more control over the activities of your day than you realize.

By increasing your conscious use of small objectives, you will see the larger objectives coming into reality.

Most people participating in the free enterprise system have become thoroughly convinced of the power of setting large and specific long-range goals for themselves. Career goals, yearly goals, and monthly performance goals are always on the mind of a person with ambition.

But often those ...

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