To Achieve Big Goals, Do *Something* Every Day

99% has some solid advice on achieving daily goals here.

This advice in particular complements some wisdom offered by Oregon tight end David Paulson (featured in the spring 2011 issue of The Delta).


Are you scheduling time daily to focus without interruption?
Set aside at least one time period during the day – no more than 90 minutes at a time (and as close to that as possible) – to focus without interruption. Time, in other words, to do something important but not urgent – to write something, reflect, strategize, imagine, work on a longer term project.

David Paulson:

“If you really want to make a goal, you have to work for it every day. Set aside some time each day when you are going to do something to reach that goal, even if it’s small one day and bigger the next.”

If you want to bring big changes to your chapter, do something towards that goal every single day. Same goes for your personal goals (e.g. applying to grad school, finding your dream job, etc.).

2 thoughts on “To Achieve Big Goals, Do *Something* Every Day

  1. Nick Claghorn says:

    My favorite quote of all-time: “What have you done today to make yourself better tomorrow.”

  2. I agree with you. I’ve been recently using a goal setting app called GoalsOnTrack and it has worked very well. It saves me a lot of time in keeping track of my goals and most importantly it helps me better organize my daily todos towards achieving my goals. You may want to check it out.

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