3 Basic Ingredients You Need To Reach Your Goal

There many things you need to achieve your goal. But at the most basic level, there are 3 ingredients that, if you have, can carry you to the finish line.

1. Clear Intention

The first ingredient—and this is where it all starts—you must clearly define your goal. Without this, you won’t where your finish line is; you won’t know when you hit your target. What is your goal exactly? Make it as precise as you can.

If you want to lose weight, specify how many pounds you want to lose and in how much time. If you want to get out of debt, specify how much money you want to remove from your debt and in how much time.

2. Correct Information

Once you have your clear intention, you must have the correct information to get you there. In fact, if you know your destination but have no clue how to get there, you’ll be like a lost driver driving around aimlessly, wasting energy and time.

The right how-to information is vital to your journey. Misleading information is just as dangerous as no information at all; it leads you to a destination you never intended to get. Again, this is a waste of energy and time.

It’s up to you to gather your how-to information from a reliable source. In general, trusted guides (usually people that have traveled the distance before you) are a great source of how-to information.

3. Great Inspiration

If information was all one needed to achieve their goal, achieving goals would be easy, and more people would achieve all their goals. But, it’s one thing to know what you should do; it’s another to do what you know you should.

Many people know exactly what they should do to lose their extra 15 pounds, but they lack the inspiration to take action. The distance is traveled when you take action; action is the name of the game.

Turns out that, without motivation, we often fail to take action. That’s why inspiration is vital to your journey. Inspiration is the driving force that propels you forward in the direction of your goal.

Here again, trusted guides can play an important role, as they can be a great source of inspiration for you.

4. Edifying Interactions (BONUS)

Recognizing the importance of trusted guides might be pointing to yet another important element—perhaps even a shortcut—to reaching your goal: edifying interactions. In fact, interacting with the right people (e.g. trusted guides, fellow travelers seeking to achieve the same goal as you, etc), is no doubt an effective way for you to get correct information and great inspiration.

In fact, interacting with the right people (e.g. trusted guides, fellow travelers seeking to achieve the same goal as you, etc.), is no doubt an effective way for you to get correct information and great inspiration. Spending time with the right people certain

Being surrounded by the right people can certainly help you achieve your goal. Conversely, being surrounded by the wrong people will be detrimental to your journey; they’ll lead you astray and quench your enthusiasm in no time.

You don’t have to travel solo. In fact, it’s best not to. However, if you take people along for the journey, make sure you travel in good company, otherwise, it’ll be a long ride.

When you set a clear intention, gather correct information, and are propelled by great inspiration, you have all the basic ingredients you need to reach your goal.