A Musician’s Guide To Setting And Achieving Goals For 2011
Ariel Hyatt basically just hands you an entire manager’s office in this one, very complete blogpost. Make sure you read it completely, watch the included video’s and get to work!
And if you’re not a musician, but an entrepreneur, intrapreneur or someone who wants to make stuff happen this year, read it too!
It’s a new year and a clear slate is in front of all of us. The turning of the calendar from 2010 to 2011 is an ideal time to set your goals. I see a marked difference between artists who set finite goals and those who do not.
Ask yourself: Is this the year I want to make a difference for my musical career? And if so – what difference and how?
Many studies have proven that long-term perspective is the most accurate single predictor of upward social and economic mobility in America. And it has been proven that people who have goals written down are much more likely to achieve them.
FOCUS AREAS – CREATING ORDER
STEP 1: Write Down Your Focus Areas
STEP 2: Write Your Goals Down
STEP 3: Look At Goals Everyday
TECHNIQUES FOR ACHIEVING GOALS
1. Start With An Easy Goal And Complete It
2. Make Lists To Stay On Track
3. Take Derek Sivers Advice: Zip It!
4. Get Help
5. Structure Time to Achieve Goals
6. Remember You Can Change The Goals As You Go
7. Write Down 5 Successes Each Day
MY FINAL PIECE OF ADVICE – GO EASY ON YOU!