Goal Setting Step 4: The Vision Gameplan

Duration: 15-20 min per goal

Downloadable template: The Vision Gameplan

This process will lead you from a vague, long-term vision to a specific next action you can take today.

1. Write down one vision

Just copy one of the visions you wrote in the manifesto.

2. Discovery your why

This boosts your motivation and you get clear why you want this goal. This will also keep you on track during hard times and when you are in the dip.

Why you need a why? If you missed it, watch Simon Sinek’s TED talk “Start with why”


Warning! Sometimes if I don’t have a powerfull enough why, I may even cancel this goal.

3. Transform your limiting beliefs into supporting beliefs

Fact: we all have limintg beliefs.

So. Discovering the issues and resolving them will be the key

Read our article on this

4. Turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones

Ask the question: Why this cant happen now? Or what’s preventing me from completing this goal

And you will start to list issues, difficulties and problems.

Most people hide them, but they are there. And if you

The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them

5. Brainstorm tacktics

Next step is to branstorm your best strategies to advance on this goal.

You can have different approaches. Try to answer these questions

Are there habits that can support me?

If you need some ideas, check this one

Do I need to aquire some skills that will help me?

Who has achieved this goal or has the resources to help me achieve this goal faster?

Many times it much faster and easier to ask for help instead of trying to do everything o your own.

And ask yourslef finalyy:

How can I achieve this goal?

List all options

6. Choose your action goal for the next 90 days.

Let me quicky remind you what an action goal is.If you need a more detailed reminder, check our article on types of goals.

Action goals :

  • Are specific actionable steps
  • Have a deadline within next 90 days
  • Once you commit to this action goal, you cannot change it during next 90 days

7. Write down one next action you can complete within next week

So here is how we got from the vague vision to a simple actionable next step.

So, now your action goal is fixed for the next 90 days. And each week you will list one next action.

Continue to step 5 of the goal setting process.

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Continue to step 5 of the goal setting process.


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