The Goals And Steps For A Contingency Plan Essay

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A goal, is a very nebulous idea that forms as a result of internal thoughts on accomplishment of observational wants or needs. Goals inspire us, give us direction and can motivate us toward achievement. Unfortunately, a goal is destine to stay within the confines of our minds-eye until we move it from the subconscious to the conscious level. The first step in turning a goal into reality is to develop the idea and create an action plan. The next step is to determine how you are going to accomplish the goal by evaluating resources. Another consideration, is to evaluate and list obstacles and allow for a contingency plan. Additionally, you will have to evaluate your willingness to sacrifice personal time and effort for to make a goal tangible. Next, create a timeline with deadlines for each of the steps. It is equally important to identify people in your circle that have useful skills and knowledge that could possibly help you achieve your goal. Lastly, implement your plan and reevaluate your direction and stay focused on the end objective.
I my opinion, a goal is like warm Jell-O, it has no shape or direction until you put it in a mold to cool and form. Similarly, a goal will have no direction until you provide a plan of action. The difference between a goal and a dream is that a dream is a desire that stretches our imagination. A dream doesn’t cost much, it has no deadlines, and requires very little focus. A dream is not tangible and does not require utilization of…

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