This Is The Closest I'll Come To A Goal Post

I’m a maker of lists and a jotter of notes, but it took Ben Yoskovitz' Post-Thanksgiving Goal writing project at the Instigator Blog for me to stop long enough to set my goals and plans in readable form. This will be my goals and plans ala Napoleon Hill’s “Think & Grow Rich”. The first of Hill’s steps is to fix an exact dollar amount, the third is a definite date to possess that amount. Five Grand a month starting by the end of January, 2007. How’s that? Hill doesn’t specify, but it’s likely the first dollar figure is a starting point. At least that’s what I took from Steve Pavlina when he said his first fixed dollar amount was 5K/mo. It must be do-able. Step Two according to Napoleon Hill is what I would call Karma. “Determine exactly what you intend to give in return for the money you desire.” First is my Mom, then we’ll see what’s left. Now I’m ready for Step Four: “Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire, and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.” Because I’ve seen how people are treating each other in the blogging community, I’ve come to believe it’s the best thing since sliced bread. It’s important work we’re doing. Blogging has been and will continue to bring together people of such diverse backgrounds that the art will be, if it isn’t already, instrumental in some level of world peace. We’re tearing down the “us and them” mentality. My goal is to become as integral part of this community as I possibly can be, to foster this feeling of well-being already flourishing. To do that, I bought a domain, signed up with a host, and am in the process of moving to another platform where I’ll have more freedom to stretch beyond my current capabilities. Thoughts & Philosophies will be showing off some new digs as soon as I get the template uploaded. There will be a website in about five or six weeks and, perhaps, an ezine. The point is that I can't sit back and expect other people to build this community to its height; since I can help, I will. For those of you interested in Napoleon Hill’s next two steps:
“Fifth: write out a clear, concise statement of the amount of money you intend to acquire, name the time limit for its acquisition, state what you intend to give in return for the money, and describe clearly the plan through which you intend to accumulate it. “Sixth: read your written statement aloud, twice daily, once just before retiring at night, and once after arising in the morning. As you read -- see and feel and believe yourself already in possession of the money.”


Rick Cockrum said...

Sounds like a plan to me, Carolyn. I am going to have to read Think and Grow Rich. I like the idea of the concrete expression of gratitude as well as the inner expression.

Two questions:
1. You're going to give away your mother as your expression of gratitude?
2. What's step 3?

Carolyn Manning said...

One for you, Rick. Instead of editing a sentence, I deleted it and look what happened? Mom's on the give-away list! True thanks for pointing out the literary faux pas. Note to self: Be mindful when writing.

Um, steps one and three are lumped together here. Step Three is "a definite date to possess that amount".

The book, by the way, is well worth the read. I'm using it and Rajesh Setty's "Beyond Code" as business roadmaps.


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