The 5 F's of Goal Setting

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hasseman marketing goals In a staff meeting this week I was talking to the team about GOALS. As many of us start to wind down in 2018, it’s a great time to be introspective.  How did 2018 go?  Did you do the things you wanted to do?  Did you move toward your goals?  I talked about the 1 thing holding many people back here. In addition, I spent a bit of time talking about my thoughts on big goals.  I believe you should stretch yourself.  These big goals are not Pass/Fail.  Read more on that here. But there is one thing that I don’t think we talk about enough when we talk about goal-setting.  If you want a well-rounded life, you should probably have well-rounded goals.  Most of us have goals that center around two areas; finance and fitness.  Though those are both important areas, they are not the only ones.   That’s why I talk about the 5 F’s of Goal Setting. Finance, Fitness, Family, Faith and Fun.  If you want a well-rounded set of goals (and a well-rounded year), this is a good list to start with. Finance:  This time of goal might center around how much many you want to make, how much you want to save or the sales number you want to achieve.   Fitness:  Do you want to lose 10lbs?  Want to run a half marathon?  Maybe you just want to improve your diet.  These are all great and they fall here. Family:  This is the place where I remind myself that I want to spend time with those that I love.  Do I want to have a date night with my bride?  Do I want to do something specific with my girls?   Faith:  Do you want to give more?  Do you want to get involved and volunteer?  How can you make an impact in this are? Fun:  Yes…I think this area is important too.  And it’s great if a few of these might overlap.  For example, if you want to take a great family vacation, that might cover two of the five “f’s.”   This is not a comprehensive list.  But it’s a great start to getting you thinking about creating a year that you will be excited to live.  Now let’s get them on paper!   Make sure you never miss an update!  It’s time to become a VIP.  Sign up here.