5.10 Rewards and Consequences

Course Overview We encounter rewards and consequences every day in a number of different contexts – from the little glow of satisfaction we get completing a task, to the sting of touching a hot kettle. These rewards and consequences affect our behavior and the choices we make. In this course, we will look at what […]

5.9 Accountability

Course Overview In this course, we will look at accountability: the different types of accountability, why they are important and how to cultivate them. Accountability means we are responsible for our actions, our choices and their consequences. In a group, we can be accountable to each other, and alone, we are accountable to ourselves. “Accountability […]

5.8 Tracking Your Progress

Course Overview Once you have set a goal, tracking your progress along the way can make a big difference to your chances of achieving it. Tracking your progress using the tools and techniques outlined in this course will help you to stay motivated, accountable and on track for success. “Setting goals is the first step […]

5.7 Focus for Success

Course Overview Under the right conditions, we will naturally pay close attention to what is important in the moment. However, conditions around us often require us to work a bit harder to achieve and retain focus on the task at hand. If we learn to recognize what causes us to lose focus, we can optimize […]

5.6 Resources for Success

Course Overview Success is very rarely something that we achieve by going it alone. Success is usually the result of continuous leveraging of the resources and opportunities available around us. If you want to climb a mountain, you could set out naked and barefoot without a map, but you probably wouldn’t get very far. Most […]

5.5 Goal Achievement Plan 

Course Overview Everyone is capable of achieving their goals if they plan for success! Goal achievement is not a skill we are born with – it is a discipline that we practice – made up of a series of actions carried out consistently. In this course, we will look at the strategy, tools and mindset […]

5.4 Achievement and Motivators

Course Overview Why is motivation important? To achieve any goal in life, we need to feel motivated. Motivation is the fuel that drives the engine of success to get us from where we are now, to where we want to be. “I’d rather attempt to do something and fail than attempt to do nothing and […]

5.3 Setting Smart Goals

Course Overview George T. Doran, a consultant and former planning director at Washington Water Power Company, wrote an article for ‘Management Review’ in 1981 using the term SMART goals for the first time. According to George, SMART goals help us to ensure that the goals we set meet all the criteria that will maximize our […]

5.2 Types of Goals

Course Overview To be successful in any arena, it is important to set goals. There are many different types of goals that we might set in different areas of our lives. This course will examine different types of goals and what you need to know to set appropriate goals, in appropriate contexts. “If you don’t […]

5.1 The 3 C’s of Goal Achievement

Course Overview A goal is something you want to do or achieve. Most people have goals, even if they are only subconscious. For example, we all have an idea of where we would like to be at some point in the future, even if the vision is fuzzy right now. In general, people who are […]