"I didn't always know what I wanted to do but I knew the kind of woman I wanted to be." Starting a blog or any creative business is a series of daily decisions about what direction you want to move in who your audience should be what your value is and what your long-term goals are. And it changes constantly! One day you have the next ten years planned out for your business and the next you lose faith in everything you've planned and feel like starting over...or even quitting. But even when…
Will get you there. Don't try too much too soon. Forgive yourself if you go off track and just start again slowly. Reward yourself for short/long-term goals. Consistency is key. 5 minutes can be as important as an hour if it helps you stay on track or jump back on.
*** Create Your Life Handbook -- A life handbook, to put it simply, is your manual that contains anything and everything important in living your life, from your life purpose, adages, life lessons, long-term goals, short-term goals, strategies, plans, right down to your daily tasks. Just like you need a driving manual to learn driving, your life handbook is your manual to progress in life.
The SMART method is used to think critically about the goals you want to achieve whether they be short term or long term. It is important to set these goals as well as follow through with them (In-class Discussion, January 20, 2014).