Goal setting & self motivation

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5 Aug 2016

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Goal setting & self motivation

  2. GOAL SETTING What ever a mind can conceive and believe it can achieve Napoleon Hill
  3. WHAT IS GOAL? • A goal is a desired result that a person or a system visualizes, plans and commits to achieve. • According to Meerigam, A goal is a end towards which effort is directed. Goals are dreams and wants except a goal is more specific.
  4. PURPOSE OF GOAL • The purpose of Goal is to give you something that you want, to enhance your life in some way. • The most important thing you need to know about goals is that you ought to have them always.
  5. TYPES OF GOALS Immediate Goals • Goals which are needed to be achieved in a very short span of time. • 1-30 days duration. Example • Finishing the Task, • Changing some habits, etc.,
  6. TYPES OF GOALS Short term Goals • These relate to the current term. What can be accomplish with in a specific period of time. • 3 months, 6 months, etc., duration. Example • Participating in Chennai Marathon • Passing in the exams, etc.,
  7. TYPES OF GOALS Long term Goals • These relate to the goals, which are set to achieve in a long term likewise in next few years. • 1 year, 5 year, etc., duration. Example • Building a own house with in 5 years. • Become a General Manager to a reputed firm within a 5 years, etc.,
  9. PERSONAL GOAL • This denotes the goal of personal improvement like Physical, Mental, and Intellectual. Example • Run in a Marathon • Thought process grooming
  10. SOCIAL GOAL • This denotes the goal of any desired social reward. Example • Getting an education/Job, • Buy a car, etc.,
  11. FINANCIAL GOAL • This denotes the goal of an objective which is expressed in (or) based upon money. Example • Sufficient wealth to retire, • Tax planning, etc.,
  12. CAREER GOAL • An objective undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with the opportunities for progress. Example • Choosing the profession/ Position, etc.,
  13. GOAL SETTING • Goal setting is the process of deciding what you want to accomplish and developing a plan to achieve the result you desire
  14. SET GOALS – WHY? • Establish your ultimate destination. • Identify the roads you can take to get there. • Know when you have arrived at your goal.
  15. BENEFITS OF GOAL SETTING Suffer less from stress and anxiety. • Goal setting provides a systematic plan of action which ultimately make you not to suffer from stress. Concentrate better • Now you can concentrate better on your tasks as there will be complete clarity on what is to be done, when, where and How. Show more self Confidence • To become more confident because of a proper and systematic approach towards the goal. Perform better in the field. • Well aware of the steps to be taken one after the completion of other, So always performs well in the field
  16. QUALITIES OF EFFECTIVE GOALS • Before you begin your goal setting process it is important to know what qualities your should embody. • Effective goals are always, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time bound. S M A R T
  17. SPECIFIC • The goal should be SPECIFIC enough so that we know exactly for what we are striving for Example • Specific I wish to achieve pass in the semester exams. • Non-Specific I want Pass.
  18. SPECIFIC A specific goal will answer the questions • Who? Who is taking action or is affected? • What? What is the result I want to achieve? • Where? Is there a specific location? • When? When do I want to complete this goal? • Which? Are there restraints or requirements that have to be met? • Why? Why is this important? What specifically is the benefit of achieving this goal?
  19. MEASUREABLE • A goal must be MEASUREABLE. It should have concentrate facts • You should be able to answer very specifically, when and how you will know that you attained your goal Example Measurable Goal • If you have a measure for the entire project, as in our example above of reaching 750 customers, then you can also determine how much of your daily work load should be dedicated to achieving the goal Immeasurable Goal • Productivity should be good
  20. MEASUREABLE To find the measures for your goal, ask the questions; • How much? • How many? • How often? • How will I know when I’ve reached my goal?
  21. ACHIEVABLE • A goal must be practically achievable under the given situation and constraints • If a goal is not attainable given the constraints that you face, you either need to work towards removing those restraints or lowering the level of the goal so that it becomes attainable Example • Good Example • A company wishes zero maintenance after implementing T P M with in 3 years of time. Bad Example • A wishes no break down from tomorrow.
  23. REALISTIC • A goal must be REALISTIC. • Challenging yourself is an important part of goal setting. You want to aim high. However you also need to be realistic. • Example • Realistic-Design a spaceship to travel in a space after joining in ISRO within 5 years of time. • Unrealistic-Design a spaceship to travel in a space by nextweek
  24. REALISTIC Some questions you could ask yourself during this analysis include; • Do I have the resources (financial, personnel, equipment, etc.) to reach the goal? • Do I have the support of others? • What knowledge or expertise am I lacking that I will need to locate or learn? • Have I prioritized this new goal with existing goals?
  26. TIME BOUND • A goal must always have a time within which it needs to be achieved • Making sure your goal is set with a time limit Example Good Example • I wish to reduce my sugar level gradually with in six months. Bad Example • I wish to reduce my sugar level.
  27. WHY GOALS FAILS? • The goal is not detailed. • Rewards of goal is not there. • The goal was not S M A R T enough. • The goal is not really believable or little commitment exits. • Keep changing (or) switching goals with the weather. • The goal becomes secret. No search for help/support etc.,
  28. STEP TOWARDS SETTING EFFECTIVE GOALS • The establishment of a clear and central purpose (or) goal in life is the starting point of all success. BRAIN TRACY
  29. STEP TOWARDS SETTING EFFECTIVE GOALS • Set goal Identify what is Important to you. What do you want to achieve? • Identify possible strategies (or) objectives to reach the goal Make a list of what you feel are the best and most effective ways of reaching the goals you have already identified. • Select the best strategies Select one strategy which will work for you from the list you made previously.
  30. STEP TOWARDS SETTING EFFECTIVE GOALS • Outline specific plans to accomplish each strategy Once you have narrowed down your strategy list, you can begin to make very detailed and specific plans to accomplish each strategy and ultimately reach your goal. Once we have a well-formed goal statement we need some direction to follow to achieve this goal. An unwritten want is a wish, a dream, A never happen. The day you put your goal in writing is the day it becomes a commitment that will change your life. Are you ready? Tom Hopkins
  31. SETTING GOALS • Setting Goals is a means of identifying and plotting how you are going to achieve your aims in life. By writing down your goals you are committing yourself to accomplishing them; therefore, make sure that your goals are important to you.
  32. ACHIEVING A GOALS • Responsibility – Don’t blame anything • Hard work – Ready to work in any time • Character – Values, beliefs & personality of you • Persistence – Failing is also a step to success • Commitment – Winning edge • Learning – Life long process Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own effort. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success - 7 Habits-
  35. MOTIVATION- ? • The general desire (or) willingness of someone to do something • Primary means of realizing our Goals
  36. THE COMPLETE NATURE OF MOTIVATION • Learning what motivates you is an essential part of knowing yours • Knowing what motivates others is basic to establishing and maintaining effective relationships • Each person is motivated by different needs, at varying degrees. And at different times
  37. A FORMULA FOR MOTIVATION V x E = M • V describes the Valves (How important something to us?) • E describes the Expectations (How confident we are about achieving it?) • M achieves Motivation
  38. TYPES OF MOTIVATION • Intrinsic • Extrinsic
  39. INTRINSIC MOTIVATION • It reflects the desire to do something because it is enjoyable. • If we are intrinsically motivated, we would not be worried about external rewards such as praise/awards • The enjoyment we experience would be sufficient for us to perform the activity in the future.
  40. EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION • It reflects the desire to do something because of external rewards such as awards, money and praise • People who are extrinsically motivated may not enjoy certain activities, they wish to receive some external reward
  41. MOTIVATE THE BASIC DESIRES • Power is the desire to influence others. • Independence is the desire for self-reliance. • Curiosity is the desire for knowledge. • Acceptance is the desire for inclusion. • Order is the desire for organization. • Saving is the desire to collect things. • Honor is the desire to be loyal to one’s parents and heritage. • Idealism is the desire for social justice. • Social Contact is the desire for companionship. • Family is the desire to raise one’s own children. • Status is the desire for social standing. • Vengeance is the desire to get even. • Romance is the desire for sex and beauty. • Eating is the desire to consume food. • Physical Activity is the desire for exercise of muscles. • Tranquility is the desire for emotional calm. We experience the sixteen basic desires (or) combination of desires. Firstly choose which five (or) six is most important to you.
  42. MASLOW’S HIERARCHY OF NEEDS • People tend to satisfy their needs in a particular order. • Maslow called this order, “THE HIERARCHY OF NEEDS”
  43. PHYSIOLOGICAL NEEDS • Survival (or) lower order needs • Include needs for food, clothes, sleep and shelter • In a good economy, these are rarely dominate They include: • Air • Food • Water • Clothing • Shelter • Sexual Activity
  44. SAFETY AND SECURITY NEEDS • Reflects people’s desire for predictability in life. • Safety needs focus on protection from physical harm but can also mean general health and well-being, safety from financial ruin, injustice, or having to deal with the stress of the unfamiliar • Security needs reflect the need to provide for oneself and one’s family. Other examples related to our professional lives include; • Job security • Protection from autonomous authority • Financial savings • Insurance policies • Reasonable accommodations for the disabled
  45. SOCIAL (OR) BELONGINGNESS • Involve emotional and mental well-being. • The third level of human needs revolve around social interactions and the need to belong • These needs will be pursued once the lower needs are met • People may fulfill this level of need through different relationships, such as: Family Friends Intimate Relationships Clubs or Social Organizations Sports Teams Office Culture Religious Groups Professional Organizations
  46. SELF ESTEEM • Self-esteem describes how you feel about yourself. • Esteem needs relate to a person’s self-respect and the respect he (or) she receives from others These includes; • Recognition from others • Taking opportunities to lead others • Associations with people who have the esteem of others • Personal achievement in areas such as education, skills, and hobbies • Pride in the achievements of their family members
  47. SELF- ACTUALIZATION NEEDS • Represent a person’s need for growth • Fulfilling potential (or) realizing fullest capacities as humans. • Rarely fully attained The need for self-actualization is the need to become more and more oneself, and to become more and more of what we are capable of becoming
  48. THE MOTIVATION CYCLE • It describes how most people satisfy a needs
  49. SELF MOTIVATION • Motivation of achieving something due to one’s own interest without any external characteristics.
  50. REASON WE LOSE MOTIVATION • There are three main reasons that people tend to lose motivation from time to time. You can refer to these as ‘motivation killers.’ These are 1. Lack of confidence 2. Lack of focus 3. Lack of direction What distinguishes the truly successful person from the average person is the ability to understand why you are feeling de-motivated, respond to that reason, and then keep on moving forward
  51. LACK OF CONFIDENCE • Why would you continue to try to do something if you don’t believe that you can do it? You would only be setting yourself up for failure. • This makes sense – it’s actually a form of self-protection when you think about it. • You will need to boost your confidence level if you are going to regenerate your motivation and get back on track
  52. LACK OF FOCUS • You don’t know exactly what it is that you want, so why should you take action until you do? Or you might find yourself scattered across so many different goals that you are finding it difficult to complete any of them • You may need to concentrate your efforts so that you can begin making achievements – even if they are small – which will encourage you to move on to the next goal and the next and so on
  53. LACK OF DIRECTION • If you know what you want and you believe that you can do it, but you just don’t know how to get started, you can get stopped instead of motivated • But sometimes just staying in action can be important – even if you aren’t exactly sure which actions to take. The good news is that if you can educate yourself on the necessary steps, you should be able to restore your motivation
  54. WHY SELF MOTIVATION IS IMPORTANT? • Self-motivation is extremely important when it comes to accepting changes and opportunities in life • The force of self motivation helps in planning our life and easing the difficulties
  55. STEPS FOR SELF MOTIVATION "The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started." - Dawson Trotman
  56. STEPS FOR SELF MOTIVATION 1. Don’t worry if you make a mistake • Making mistakes is one way we can learn and improve in our life. There is no one that has never made any mistake 2. Feel happy about your life • Happiness generates more positive energy with in you. This energy is important to keep you more optimistic and enthusiastic about your life. "The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started." - Dawson Trotman
  57. STEPS FOR SELF MOTIVATION 3. Get out of your comfort zone. • You need to learn to get into unfamiliar surroundings to explore better opportunities. Do not just stick around with the same people, same known places, skills or work. Explore …… 4. Think the unthinkable • Nothing will stop you from thinking of goals we want to achieve. You have to dream high in order to set high goals. Dream high….. 5. Read and listen to inspirational materials • You have to start spending time reading motivational books and listening to inspirational tapes, also implement what we learn from inspirational materials
  58. STEPS FOR SELF MOTIVATION 6. Resolve problems instead of running away • The journey to our goal will not be smooth all the time. We have to face difficulties. We should work towards solving the problems, one at a time and over coming each obstacle to reach our goal. If we run away from obstacles, you can never achieve your goal 7. Appreciate every moment of life • Think of what your really is as of now. Appreciate every moment you have currently. Thinking about the past/day dream of future will not bring you anywhere. So live and enjoy every moment of life
  59. STEPS FOR SELF MOTIVATION 8. Finish what you start • Once you have started something, finish it. Never leave what you do halfway regardless of the end result 9. Face challenges one at a time Challenges come to us almost all the time. Take up one challenge at a time. Do not try to accumulate and face them at go 10. Care less about what people say You may hear a lot of negative things people say about you. Sometimes those comments may come from somebody close to you. As long as you fully know what you are doing to achieve your goals, don’t bother about such comments
  60. SUMMARIES OF MOTIVATION • Decide, You must decide to be motivated • “Acting as if” is a powerful effort. Be confident and sure about your direction • Plan, Visualize, Action… Combined with faith • Do it now • Break up the task into small steps • Don’t wait for mood or inspiration, Create it • Start action • Solutions will follow if you try