By . Tracking Spreadsheet. At Sunday, May 02nd 2021, 08:01:42 AM.
Goals take time to achieve and big goals take bigger time to achieve. Often we set lofty goals for ourselves but get overwhelmed by how we can possibly get all of It done, or if we are actually making any progress towards these goals after all of this effort. Both of these concerns can be overcome by creating a goal spreadsheet to track our goals, our progress towards them and the tasks needed to get to these goals. It is easy to set up a goals spreadsheet and it can make achieving the goals much more efficient. Know your goals Before you can start to create an effective goals spreadsheet you first must know your goals. I know this sounds simplistic, but if you do not know where you are heading the goals spreadsheet will be unable to get you there. If you do not know your destination the map is irrelevant, if you are driving from Chicago to St. Louis a map of the East coast cannot help you. The map is only as good as the final destination the map is designed to direct you towards.
The key to keep the overwhelm from taking over is to break your goals into smaller and more manageable chunks. You do not need to make the $10,000 this month, you just need to make $4001 this month. I am pretty sure you can find something you can do over the next month to make $1 extra. Once you have done that then aim for $10 more, or $100 more a month. You take these large goals an break them into smaller manageable chunks, and let the small chunks build on each other until the big goal is achieved. Do something every day to move towards your goals Once you have the goals broken down into small more manageable chunks focus on one thing you can do each day to move yourself towards those goals. It does not have to be a giant step, it can be a simple small step. It doesnt have to be finding a second job, it could be finding a good newspaper with good job listings. Then the next day could be looking through it. The third day making some calls, etc.
A New York investment banker is a bit more cautious about sharing his spreadsheets these days. Using a detailed spreadsheet to keep track of his dating prospects hed met on Match.com, he forwarded it to one of his prospects, a woman who forwarded it on to her friends and co-workers for some Monday morning entertainment. Now his spreadsheet has gone viral. While he is catching some heat despite his claims it was an honest attempt to stay organized, using a spreadsheet to keep track of dating prospects isnt a bad idea, especially when it comes to STDs. If you are sexually active with multiple partners, knowing their sexual histories is crucial to protecting your sexual health. A spreadsheet is an excellent tool to help you keep track of multiple partners, their behaviors and conversations.