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NLP: The Essential Handbook for Business by Jeremy Lazarus

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4Achieving Your Goals

How to set and reach your targets

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

—Brian Tracy, author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker

The first Principle for Success (Chapter 3) is to set goals and to know what you want. In this chapter, we will cover the importance of setting goals effectively, how to do so in the workplace for both individuals and organizations, and how to apply the principles of goal setting at work.

Exercise 4.1

(approx. 5 minutes)

Set at least one work-related goal. Ideally, have a short-term, medium-term, and long-term goal. For example, your short-term goal might be to pass your next set of professional exams, a medium-term goal might be to become qualified (lawyer, accountant, surveyor, ...

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