CHAPTER TWO

Mastering Time Through Goals and Objectives

“You too can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination.”

—W. CLEMENT STONE

The most important word in personal effectiveness is the word clarity. The starting point of Time Power is for you to develop absolute clarity about your goals and objectives. The most common time waster and biggest obstacle to success in life is losing sight of what you are trying to accomplish, or forgetting what you set out to do. In The Devil’s Dictionary, author Ambrose Bierce wrote, “Fanaticism is redoubling your efforts after your aim has been forgotten.” Many people are working hard every day, but they have no clear idea of their real goals and objectives. ...

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