Time Management: A Subtle Deception I Fell For In Learning To Set Goals.

Time Management: A Subtle Deception I Fell For In Learning To Set Goals.

For years there was a subtle deception I fell for in regards to searching for time management and goal setting. Recently I’ve begun to calendar out my day two weeks ahead of time. I know, believe me I know, it sounds like a stupid, even slightly comical, pursuit in futility: except that it’s working. Every time I’ve ever read article about time management tips and goal setting, it seemed about a common trait found in many successful people in terms of planning their goals, and then scheduling the daily progress toward those goals, was that they planned their day weeks in advance. My excuse was always found its justification somewhere in the idea that, “I’m just not built that way.” Knowing that we all have different personalities, I knew that I could not compare my life to another man’s operational prowess. Time management that works for you, and goal setting plans, too, are both as unique as the person they apply to. However, I felt that, at least for starting out, was that the goal was to form a plan, no matter how little or how much. Actually having a plan became the goal.   So, I decided to try it. I carved out a 90 day vision of what I felt led to accomplish, and then broke it down day by day, appointment by appointment. Let me just tell you: a mere 6 days into the experiment I was depressed. I was depressed over my lazy nature that kept me from doing this 15 years ago.For you see, my brother, 6 days into this journey I felt as if I’d...