Podcast Episode 69: The Art of Goal Setting

Jan 19, 2013 | Podcasts

In The Loop with Andy Andrews, hosted by Andy Traub.

On today’s podcast, Andy and A.T. discuss the techniques that are necessary to mastering goal setting.


Andy’s tip for goal-setting is to be honest with yourself

  • If Moses had spent a little more time up on the mountain, he would have come down with an 11th Commandment: Thou shalt not kid thyself.
  • Don’t set yourself up for defeat by trying to do something crazy.
  • As opposed to saying, “I’m never eating brownies for the rest of my life,” try to not eat brownies for a week.
  • Accomplish your goals in small chunks and you will eventually accomplish something major.


Reward yourself when you accomplish small milestones

  • Don’t overdo it, but give yourself a small reward.
  • It’s important to keep your morale up.


Be able to measure your goal

  • The bathroom scale is a great tool.
  • Find a “bathroom scale” to measure any goal you set.


Instead of always focusing on the ultimate goal, focus on the process

  • Become a master of the little things you have to accomplish along the way to the ultimate goal.
  • Never lose sight of what you must be doing right now.


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