The Art of Goal Setting: How to Create S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals
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The Art of Goal Setting: How to Create S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals

Proven Goal Setting System for Life, Career and Short Term Goals - Stop Procrastinating and Achieve Your Goals Faster!
4.1 (44 ratings)
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Created by Ken Wells
Last updated 8/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • PLAN, clarify and develop S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals
  • FIND and maintain motivation to achieve your goals
  • AVOID Self-Sabotage
  • DISCOVER the "why" behind your goals
  • IDENTIFY the key causes of losing motivation and procrastination
  • ESTABLISH a realistic and motivating plan to accomplish your goals
  • TAP INTO the power of your subconscious mind to help you stay motivated to reach your goals
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  • Willingness to apply what is learned

Goal setting is usually something that's done wrong.  It's one thing to set goals, it's another thing entirely, to actually achieve them.

How many times have you used goal setting techniques only to lose motivation or never even get started?

Because, at the end of the day, we don't care about goal setting techniques, we care about actually accomplishing our goals.

So, in this program you will learn a simple system, that will allow you to effectively plan and achieve your goals.

"This course is all about action. I like it very much. It's straight the point and you immediately start taking action, with just the right amount of detail. Efficient, lean courses are generally what I prefer. This course delivered as promised."

-Richard Moritz

"I've used SMART goals for years - but Ken adds some bits and pieces to the concept that are interesting and useful. I plan to apply his style during my next goal review."

-Sean Shaughnessey

"Awesome course!!!"

-Sachitra Liyanage


Are you truly ready to take charge of your life and achieve your real goals faster than you ever thought was possible?

If so, you may have heard of setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals…

It's essentially a proven system for goal setting that really helps you to correctly planclarify and build motivation for your goalsmaking them much more real to you.

The thing is, even though it’s a great method that really works, there are some gaping holes in that system…

It leaves out a few key areas that, if missed, can lead to self-sabotageloss of motivation and also to "winning the battle but losing the war".

Simply put, it can lead to excelling in one area...but failing miserably in many others.

So, in this class, you will learn how to create S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals that not only make full use of the benefits of the original, proven system but also fill those gaping holes.

The end result being a much more complete, motivating and realistic vision of your goals and how to achieve them, without setting yourself up for failure down the road.

You will also receive a A Powerful Guided Meditation for Achieving Your Goals, that will allow you to Tap into the Power of Your Subconscious Mind, to Help You get and Stay Motivated and Enjoy the process of achieving Your Goals More.

It's a great addition to your morning routine or daily success regimen.

What else will I learn?

  • How to Avoid Sabotaging All Your Hard Work
  • How to Find Your "Why" and Create Momentum to Reach Your Goals
  • How to "Reverse Engineer" Your Way to Success
  • How to Beat Procrastination and Build Motivation to Achieve Your Goals
  • How to Keep Your Goals Relevant over Time
  • The Key to On-Going Goal Achievement

So, go ahead and enroll now, so you can stop settling and start living the life you know you deserve today!

Who is the target audience?
  • You should take this course is if you're truly ready to take action and start building the life you want
  • If you have dreams but are not sure how to start, then this course is for you
  • If you procrastinate and lose motivation for your goals, then this course is for you
  • This course is NOT for you if already have an effective system in place for setting and achieving your goals. Unless you're looking to further refine that system.
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
1 Lecture 00:58
The S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals System
9 Lectures 17:02

In this lecture, you're given an overview of the course as well as some helpful suggestions for getting the most benefit from what you learn.

Preview 03:00

This lesson provides instructions and resources needed for the rest of the course.

Getting Started

In this lesson, you will learn what it takes to dramatically increase the odds of you achieving your goal.  You will also learn how to language you goal, so you don't end up self-sabotaging down the road.

Do This to Ensure You Don't Self-Sabotage All Your Hard Work

In this lesson, you learn how to ensure that you know when your goal is accomplished.  You'll also learn how to dig into the deeper meaning of your goals to find the underlying drive that will propel you to success.

How to Find Your "Why" and Create Momentum to Reach Your Goals

In this lesson, you will learn how to ensure you goals are attainable as well as flush out limiting beliefs you have about achieving your goals.

You will also learn how to "reverse engineer" your goals which will help you determine what you need to start and stop doing right now, in order to achieve your goals.

How To "Reverse Engineer" Your Way to Success

In this lesson, you will learn how to make your goal realistic as well as how to understand the wider consequences of your goal.

How to Avoid Winning the Battle but Losing the War

In this lesson, you will learn a simple shift which will allow you to avoid the biggest stumbling block to achieving your goals.  

You're also going to learn a simple strategy for structuring your goals which will ensure that you stay motivated over time.  

You will also learn how to take your goals from wispy daydreams and convert them into living, breathing tangible realities that you can see, hear and feel as real.

Beating Procrastination and Building Motivation to Achieve Your Goal

In this lesson you will learn about finding certain crucial balance points, in pursuit of your goals.  You will also learn some tips that will allow your goals to evolve with you, as you grow as a person.

How to Keep Your Goals Relevant over Time

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify the resources you need in order to achieve your goal.  You will also learn how to continually make adjustments so that you stay on course toward your goal.

And you will learn about the power of building momentum and how a single change and create a domino effect that changes your entire life.

The Key to On-Going Goal Achievement
Bonus Section
6 Lectures 57:23

This lecture gives a bit of background on the purpose of the guided meditation as well as instructions for application.

Introduction and Instructions for Guided Meditation

In this lecture, you will receive A Powerful Guided Meditation for Achieving Your Goals, that will allow you to Tap into the Power of Your Subconscious Mind, to Help You get and Stay Motivated and Enjoy the process of achieving Your Goals More.

"Turning Dreams Into Reality" Guided Meditation

In this lecture, you will learn:

  1. The Surprising Truth About What Keeps Us Unmotivated
  2. The Root Causes of Lack of Motivation
  3. How Unconscious Beliefs Stop Us From Reaching Our True Potential
  4. How Conflict Occurs That Cancels Out Our Intentions to Change
  5. Ever Been Fired Up to Achieve a Goal and Then Lost Motivation? Find Out Why...
  6. How to Successfully Make Big Changes In Your Life - Like Growing a Successful Business
  7. How to Identify The Potential Current & Future Obstacles To Your Success in Business
  8. The Sneaky Reality of "Unconscious Patterns" And How to Change Them For The Better
  9. How to Find Out What You Really Believe "Deep Down" and Why That's Critical For Your Success
  10. How to Spot Your Unconscious Limiting Beliefs
  11. Sooner or Later to Continue to Grow Your Business, You Will Need to Confront This...Here's How
  12. 2 Proven Ways to Change Your Limiting Beliefs
  13. The Truth About Beliefs
Preview 14:56

In this lecture, you will learn:

  1. How to Change Ineffective & Unhealthy Motivation Styles Into Superior Styles
  2. How We Learn Some of Our Motivation Styles
  3. An Overlooked Fact About "People Pleasing"
  4. A Big Challenge Faced By Many People Who Run Businesses
  5. The Pitfalls of "The Drill Sergeant" Approach & What To Do About It
  6. How to Overcome One of the Biggest Stumbling Blocks That People Face With Motivation
  7. The Correct Way to Talk Yourself Into Being Motivated
  8. How to Avoid The Problems With the Procrastination Approach
  9. Get This Wrong and It's Tough To Stay Motivated
  10. The Difference Between How Successful & UnSuccessful People Think Of Completing Big Tasks
What Are the Causes of Lack of Motivation? This May Surprise You...(Part 2)

In this lecture, we conclude the course and you're provided some helpful tips on what to do next as well as how to ensure you gain maximum benefit from this course.

Conclusion and Next Steps

This section provides provides additional resources that can help you, along with discounts for my other courses.

Bonuses, Free Classes and "The Academy of Self-Mastery"
About the Instructor
Ken Wells
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50,477 Students
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Best-Selling Instructor, Coach, Meditation Teacher, NLP

Ken Wells is an internationally sought after trainer, teacher and coach.  

He is the author of 25+ courses and coaching programs covering topics such as online course creation, sales and marketing, personal transformation, meditation, mindfulness and spirituality.

Most of his courses are Best-Sellers and Top-Paid Programs here and elsewhere.

*50,000+ students in 174 countries are currently enrolled in his programs.


I teach forward thinking, open-minded individuals how to reshape their perception of themselves. 

This is so they can clearly identify and effectively reach their true goals while finding more meaning, joy and freedom along the way.

Whether that goal is more happiness, better relationships, greater spiritual awareness, more money or simply to experience less anxiety and frustration.

I do this by using the same techniques and approaches used by Professional Athletes, World Class Business Executives as well as Creative Geniuses. This is all set against a backdrop of raising your Spiritual Awareness.

I believe that goal achievement is more about personal transformation than anything else.

Despite having many disadvantages starting out, I was able to dramatically improve just about every area of my life.

I went from deeply depressed to consistently happy, anxious to peaceful, started my own successful business, dramatically improved my physical health and went from feeling isolated & disconnected to feeling truly connected and whole mentally, physically and spiritually.

Nowadays, I get to do what I love, which is help other people become happier and have more personal freedom and find new ways to live the type of lifestyle that they choose.

All this has come about primarily by changing my perception.

What do you truly want? Let me teach you how to get there...

Why Learn from Me?

*I've overcome just about every challenge that life has offered me with the same tools I teach

*I've Helped Thousands of Other People Live Happier, Healthier and More Fulfilling Lives

*Everything I teach is based on techniques, strategies and concepts that work in the "real" world.

*20 Year Track Record of Success in Highly Competitive Environments (Sports, Business)

*Certified Mental Strength Coach

*Member of A.C.E. (Association for Coaching Excellence)

*13 Years of Sales & Business Development Experience Ranging from Small Business Consulting to C-Level Selling to and for Some of the Largest and Fastest Growing Companies in the World.

*My Instruction Is Simple, Straight Forward and Provides Practical Ways to Get Started Immediately

*Well over 10,000 Hours Invested in Studying and Practicing Peak Performance Techniques and Wellness Practices over the Last 15 Years

*This is my Passion and Purpose first and my 'business' second.

*Short, Crisp Lectures - I Take out Everything That Isn't Necessary. No More Watching 15 Minute Lectures Only to Get 5 Minutes of Actual Content