Realistic _ You want to challenge yourself to grow, but you also want to hit the goals you set. Set small goals that you know you can hit in the beginning. With that success you confidence grows. Once you hit a goal just reset it and expand upon it. Even if you first few goals seem like a cake walk it will get harder as you progress. Don\'t set enormous goals right off the bat or again you\'ll be setting yourself up for failure. Focus on consistent effort and increasing incrementally along the way. Timely _ This is one of the simplest yet most often overlooked aspects of goal setting. You must establish a time_line for the accomplishment of your main goal along with all of your sub_goals that will get you there. Just remember \"someday\" never comes. Without a hard time_line you\'ll never get to where you\'re going.
So what\'s going on? It may have something to do with SMART goals. SMART goals and personal wealth _ Those who set Specific Measurable only goals average a low 25ꯠ. Add Time_bound to specific and measurable and this goes up to 50ꯠ. Just Attainable and Realistic goals _ now this is averaging 150ꯠ. Specific, Measurable, realistic and time_bound and we rise rapidly to 475ꯠ. Go the whole hog, Specific, measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time_bound _ and we reach 605ꯠ.