Setting and Achieving Goals
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Setting and Achieving Goals

Set achievable long and short-term goals with an actionable plan.
3.8 (2 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design a fool-proof monthly, weekly and daily plan and a strategy so you’ll KNOW you’ll follow through
  • Avoid road blocks by being prepared in advance
  • Clearly identify achievable short and long-term goals
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  • Ability to print material

Goal setting is so much a key to success that it’s cliché. We know it, but most of us don’t do it.

First, we want you to know that this is NOT just another lame goal-setting program: It gives you EVERYTHING you need set achievable goals and achieve your breakthrough.

Second, regardless of how cliché it is, setting goals is VITAL if you want any chance of fulfilling your dreams with your career or your personal life. Most people only consider their goals once per year—around New Year’s Eve. And, according to a study published by the University of Scranton people who don’t set goals are missing out because people who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.

10 times more likely. Those are some good odds! However, your odds could be much, MUCH greater. What if you could learn what those who succeed at their goals actually DO differently than everybody else… and then DO THAT? Well, you can!

In over a decade of studying human potential and psychology, coaching and training individuals and team members, and running our own businesses—we’ve learned why most people and businesses fail at achieving their goals. The truth is that most people don’t have the mindset for success. They don’t have goals and they don’t make a plan, and when they do, they don’t use an effective strategy for executing their plan.

In this course we will provide you with the blueprint we use to surpass our goals year after year. Whether you want to implement this proven strategy for yourself or your team or organization, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify specific, achievable goals that inspire you
  • Write a detailed, actionable short and long-term plan
  • Check-in and reprioritize monthly and weekly
  • Know exactly what steps to take right now
  • Avoid common road blocks and easily navigate changing priorities
  • Remain motivated and empowered along your journey to success


So who are we?

We are Joeel & Natalie Rivera. We own a digital media publishing company called Transformation Services, Inc. We provide training programs and curriculum development for entrepreneurs and small businesses. We also run a magazine and live events and conferences. We’ve worked with 40,000 students, coaches and businesses from 170 countries. All of our programs are created based on over a decade of experience in education, business development and coaching, as well as my background in psychology, including my Master’s in Counseling and Education and my research on happiness for my dissertation for my PH.D. in Psychology.

Who is the target audience?
  • Managers or other leaders who want to set and achieve goals and changes in their teams or organizations
  • Anyone who wants to set clear goals and follow through to achieving them
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
Welcome and Getting Started
2 Lectures 10:02

Learn how this course will provide you a blueprint for both setting and achieving your goals, plus meet the instructors.

Preview 03:06

The importance of making sure your goals are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Framed

Preview 06:56
Identifying Long-Term Goals
3 Lectures 11:14

Brainstorming all possible ideas for long-term goals within the next year and narrowing it down to 1 to 3 main goals.

Brainstorming Long-Term Goals

It's important to understand your motivation and the outcomes you believe you'll
achieve, including what will happen if you don't reach your goals.

Why Do You Want It?

Creating a powerful vision in your mind of how achieving your goals will look and feel, in order to  boost motivation.

Creating a Vision
Identifying Short-Term Goals
5 Lectures 22:57

Take the long-term goals and brainstorm what will need to be accomplished in order to reach them, and then chart them into 12 sub-goals or milestones over the course of a year.

Monthly Milestones

Focusing on the next 2 milestones, brainstorm ALL needed actions, tasks and accomplishments, prioritizing them by how long they will take and what needs to be done before next steps can be taken. Organize them into 60 and 30 day categories.

60 and 30 Day Plans

A process for checking in on your progress each month, including questions that will help you evaluate your progress, assess needed changes, and plan for the following month. Designed to be used every month.

Monthly Check-Ins

Turning short-term goals into actionable steps and tasks that can be planned one week at a time using a "ta-da" list to track progress and plan for the following week.

Weekly Planning

How to stay focused on priorities each day and re-assess the weekly plan based on progress.

Daily Planning
Tips for Goal Setting
3 Lectures 13:53

Road blocks and set backs are inevitable when working toward long-term goals. Anticipate possible obstacles and plan ahead for how to handle them.

Plan for Road Blocks and Setbacks

Distractions and wasted time can be avoided by anticipating them in advance and setting yourself boundaries regarding what activities to avoid at all cost.

Productivity: Write a Not-to-Do List

Identify common de-motivators and what will keep you inspired and accountable and create a plan for success.

Avoiding Motivation Blocks
1 Lecture 02:16

Now that you've got a plan and direction, it's time to commit to achieving your goals!

Congratulations and Next Steps
About the Instructor
Joeel & Natalie Rivera
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34,729 Students
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Top Udemy Instructor with over 30,000 students

Joeel & Natalie are firestarters, entrepreneurs, coaches and professional speakers. They are powerful, passionate, and REAL! They have had over thirty thousand students from over 170 countries take their courses. They take students beyond the typical online course experience by evoking deep, emotional reactions that transform them from within. Rather than simply learning information, students finish each course with a clear, immediate action to take and practical tools to stay empowered and achieve success.

Their goal is to challenge individuals to step outside their comfort-zones and break free of their old patterns and limitations. They inspire students to rewrite their life stories, turn their curses into blessings, discover their greater purpose, and be the change they want to see in the world.

More about the instructors:

Joeel A. Rivera, MEd: From an early age, Joeel faced adversity, including failing his first year of college and losing his brother to a car accident at the age of 19. This experience transformed his life and instilled a deep sense of purpose by inspiring him to give his brother Daniel's name a meaning by helping others find their true path. He returned to college, earning a Master's Degree in Counseling, and he is currently completing his dissertation for his Ph.D. in Psychology, with an emphasis on happiness. In almost a decade, Joeel has reached over ten thousand people from different parts of the world as an educator, entrepreneur, speaker, curriculum developer, and consultant. His clients have included school systems, the juvenile justice system, non-profits, the penitentiary system, medical centers, legal firms, individuals and small businesses.

Natalie Rivera is passionate about empowering others to live authentically and embrace their inner callings. After a decade of living a life that wasn't hers and developing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Natalie let go of everything and completely transformed. Through her journey to healing she rediscovered her true self and greater purpose—to be an entrepreneur and inspire others to transform their lives. Natalie “retired" from the rat race at 24, put herself through school as a freelance designer, and created a non-profit teen center. She is also the Publisher of Transformation Magazine.

Transformation Services, Inc. (a.k.a. Transformation Academy) offers online courses, life coach training programs, professional speaking, curriculum development, life coaching, event management, and publishing for individuals on a path of transformation.