How to Set and Achieve Your Goals When You Have ADHD

photo (7)At the end of May, I joined a group to train to run a half marathon. On the first day of training, we were all given a training schedule. That piece of paper laid out exactly the number of runs and the distance I needed to do every week for the next 16 weeks. When I got that training schedule, I felt a surge of positive energy. I felt empowered. The information on that piece of paper was the key to achieving my goal: to run a half marathon.

When you are an entrepreneur with ADHD, setting goals is one of the keys to success. However, goal setting isn’t always easy when you have ADHD.

Some ADHDers don’t like to set goals because they have set goals in the past, and then they’ve been disappointed if they didn’t achieve the goals. Others find they are so busy fighting daily fires, that taking a even a few minutes to plan impossible. And some people just aren’t sure how to set goals.

This week I challenge you to set a goal. Here are the steps:

1. Identify one long term goal. (Just one for now.) [Read more...]

How we personally set goals for our businesses — strategies that work!

What did 2010 look like for you?

I love to stop and take a look at my successes at this time of year. It gives me a big boost for starting to set my goals and plan my successes for next year.

On Monday during our “Ask Marcia & Jacqui Anything!” call, Jacqui and I recorded a special session. We shared our own year-end practices and talked about what we personally do to set goals for our own businesses. [Read more...]