Tuesday, November 6, 2007

4 Benefits Of Reading Goal Setting Articles

Author: Abhishek Agarwal

Different people read goal-setting articles for different reasons. Some may need to reorganize their lives and they read such articles to help them go on with life. Others may plan to achieve a higher degree of success at the work place and therefore look for such articles. Some may feel that their outlook towards life needs a reformation and they read goal setting articles to help turn their lives around. So, different people read goal setting articles for different reasons but they help them all find their way, no doubt. Goal setting articles can help you with these factors of your life:

1. The impersonal and objective attitude of a goal setting article can be a blessing to the reader. Many people refrain from attending seminars or counseling classes because they often fear that the speaker may strip them of their pride. Very often we see people from the audience verbally lashing out at the speaker because of something that he may have said to hurt them. This normally comes because the speaker has in fact hit the nail right on the head, and nobody likes hearing about their weaknesses do they? Well, when you read an article on goal setting, you may feel the same pinch, but the fact that you have felt it from a piece of paper helps you control your anger and give the writing some serious thought. However, you need a lot of character to let a goal setting article help you. A speaker may convince you to stay back in the seminar and hear him out, but an article cannot stop you from throwing it away!

2. Easy access to the information. When you attend a seminar that you just love, there is nothing that you could go back to; to refresh your emotions and thoughts on the subject except to wait for the next time the speaker holds a seminar which may be weeks or months away. With an article however, you can re read it as many times as you would love to. Another aspect is that on online articles on goal setting over the internet. You can re read web pages and you can also save them on your PC for further reference.

3. The monetary aspect. Goal setting seminars can cost you a lot of money to attend, except when it is at a church. An article on the other hand, is usually free for all to access, unless it is a book we are talking about.

4. The objective aspect. We are often overcome by the attitude of others at seminars. We clap when the crowd claps their hands, even if we have not truly understood the message. An article on the other hand, helps you really understand the topic at your own pace, without distraction and influence from the environment.

1 comment:

  1. Hello Karlekr,

    Great article by Agarwal...thank you for sharing...

    There are many pressures in life and these things can make it difficult to keep our focus on what is really important to us and our life. We need to maintain our goals and stay on track so we are not pushing our dreams to the back burner in life.

    Reaching the ultimate goal gets easier and easier once these small changes become habit. In order to reach many goals, it is necessary to have behavioral changes, but if the changes are gradual it makes them a lot less painful. The less painful the process, the more likely people are to stick with their efforts.

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