#307: The Science Behind Setting and Achieving Big Goals
Published December 6, 2018
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    Raise your hand if this describes you: You start working toward a new goal with excitement, only to watch it eventually fizzle out to nothing. If you’re human, it’s likely you’ve experienced this phenomenon. Why is it some goals are just so hard to accomplish, whereas others we’re able to conquer with ease? On today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, that’s exactly what you’ll discover. Diving deep into psychological research on goals, motivation, and time management, Brandon and David will pull back the curtain on how people set and accomplish big goals and give you a GPS toward changing your life forever. If there is one episode you listen to all year, let it be this one! In This Episode We Cover:The real estate G.P.S. systemGOALSpecificDifficultFeedbackCommitmentTraining your reticular activating systemMake sub goalsReward yourself for small winsPLANWhy humans need processes and stepsLead measures vs. leg measuresLearn the L.A.P.S. system on finding dealsKeystone habitsSCHEDULESchedule meet-upsSet the behavior, time, and locationACCOUNTABILITYWhy you may want to join a group that meets weekly with clear structureAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowGoBundanceBiggerPockets Podcast 226: From “D-Student” to $400,000 in Annual Rental Property Cash Flow with David OsbornBiggerPockets CalculatorsRealtor.comJames ClearBiggerPockets EventsGoals Research Summary (Graphs)Brandon’s Blog PostsStickK AppSteph Curry Shoots ‘Til He Makes 500 3-Pointers Every Day: Here’s the Crucial Lesson That Teaches Us (Blog)Books Mentioned in this Show90 Days of Intention by Brandon Turner (Journal)Handbook of Positive Psychology by CR Snyder & Shane J. Lopez59 Seconds: Change Your Life in Under a Minute by Richard WisemanThe Miracle Morning by Hal ElrodPower of Habit by Charles DuhiggThe Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark MasonPitch Anything by Oren KlaffTweetable Topics:“When people wrote down their goals, they were 33% more successful in achieving them.” (Tweet This!)“Subconscious is a powerful ally, but a terrible master.” (Tweet This!)“Every goal you desire is preceded by a process required to get the results.” (Tweet This!)Connect with Brandon and DavidBrandon’s InstagramDavid’s Instagram
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