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Personal Best: How to achieve your full potential by Marc Woods

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THREE

Goal setting

Ever onwards

“Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.”

Aristotle

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

C.S. Lewis

AROUND THE NEXT CORNER

I have always tried to have a goal to work towards in my life. I might not be the fastest, but I normally get there in the end. During my swimming career, one goal rolled into another: Paralympic Games … European Championships … World Championships … European Championships … Paralympic Games – and so on for five Paralympic cycles.

But I have set myself other challenges – goals away from the swimming pool, goals that are now more important to me. One is to enjoy my motivational speaking, the lifestyle ...

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