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All posts tagged with goals

FACT; four factors that make for ambitious goals (2 of 2)

9 months ago, for day 20 by Kent de Bruin

Continuous: The actions you take towards your goal should be simple and repeatable. One of my favorite books is 'How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big' by Scott Adams. In one of the chapter Scott talks about systems versus goals. Scott states: “If you do something every...

FACT; four factors that make for ambitious goals (1 of 2)

9 months ago, for day 19 by Kent de Bruin

After closely studying the existing goal setting methods; I distilled FACT; four factors that make for ambitious goals. FACT stands for Frequently Discussed, Actionable, Continuous, and Trackable. Let's see how a goal setting platform could be amplified by this framework: Frequently discussed: Goals should be embedded in ongoing discussions and...

The Mechanics of Reaching Goals

9 months ago, for day 15 by Kent de Bruin

To understand the mechanics of a goal-setting platform we first need to understand the mechanics of setting a goal. I define a goal as a desired result that a person envisions, plans and commit to achieve. Setting goals is not easy. It is almost like we as humans subconsciously want...

Thinking About Goals

9 months ago, for day 12 by Kent de Bruin

How can we create systems to support people in reaching their goals? A lot of people set goals at the beginning of the year. Most people however are notoriously bad in actually reaching them. That's why January is the busiest month in the gym and December the exact opposite. I...

List of Goals, Habits & Rules for 2021

9 months ago, for day 11 by Kent de Bruin

Goals ███ ████████ ~ ██ ██████ ███ ██████ ███ Publish 6 long-form research essays ~ This is my most important professional goal. I believe that writing on the internet has so much leverage power in all sorts of ways. Publish 12 times on kentdebruin.com ██...

Habits & Accountability

9 months ago, for day 10 by Kent de Bruin

To make meaningful progress on my goals I believe that two things really help: creating habits and forcing accountability. Habits To make progress on your goals you need habits. Habits are the forcing function that will move your work forward. Without them you are looking at a metaphorical mountain...

Achievement unlocked: Gift Sets!

10 months ago, for day 341 by Leonie Jonk 💘

A few months ago, when it looked like I might create my first ever series of paintings, I started dreaming these little dreams. Things I wanted to accomplish, maybe, if my health and life would allow it. When I joined up to the Collective soon after (not the borg one,...

A Simple Goal Attainment Process

1 year ago, for day 146 by Coleman Foley 💘

The Big Goal You start with a goal. Let’s say you want to get fit. What does that mean to you? What does that look like? Maybe you’re 20 pounds overweight and have a paunch, and would like to weight, say 160 pounds and have a flat stomach. Okay,...