Who You Should (And Should NOT) Share Your Goals With [PODCAST]

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Last week, I wrote a post entitled, Why I’m Not Sharing My 2019 Goals This Year. I shared that research shows that we shouldn’t share our goals publicly as we’re less likely to achieve them. But who SHOULD we be sharing them with? In today’s episode, I’ll share what has and what hasn’t worked for me.

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Why I’m Not Sharing My 2019 Goals This Year

And Why You Shouldn't Share Your Either

In years past, I’ve often shared my goals with just about anyone who will hear (or read) them. I’ve shouted them from the rooftops as if to say, “Look at my incredible ambition.” But I’m no longer doing that. Here’s why.

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Before I get to why I’m NOT sharing my goals, let’s talk about why we DO share our goals.

There are many reasons why we might share our goals with others, but I believe there are three primary reasons.

Recap Of LaunchCon 2017 With Jeff Walker Part 2

More Of Our Biggest Takeaways and Lessons From LaunchCon 2017

If you watched Part 1 of Jeff Walker’s LaunchCon 2017 event, you know that it was absolutely awesome. If you haven’t watched part 1 yet, click here to watch it now. Mark Sieverkropp from my team attended and we had so many takeaways and lessons that we had to split it into two parts. Watch below for the rest of our takeaways from this awesome event.

Recap Of LaunchCon 2017 With Jeff Walker Part 1

Our Biggest Takeaways and Lessons From LaunchCon 2017

If you attended Jeff Walker’s LaunchCon event in October 2017 in Dallas, Texas then you know just how awesome it was! If you didn’t attend, you missed out on some amazing lessons and takeaways. Luckily, Mark Sieverkropp from my team was there and in this video (and part two coming soon) he and I will break down some of the biggest lessons and takeaways from this awesome event.

The 5 Most Important Lessons Learned in 2015

My Obligatory New Year's Recap Post

If you’re anything like me and read more than a few blogs, you’ve endured a month-long series of year-in-review posts. So here is another one. 🙂

Lessons Learned in 2015 - Year End Recap

When I looked back on the year that was, I realized that it was a year of ups and downs, wild successes and miserable failures, excitement and boredom. In other words, it was just like any other year. It was a microcosm of life itself.

What else should we expect?

The truth is, in most regards, 2015 was my best year ever (thanks, Michael Hyatt!). In others, it was more of a struggle, but I know without a doubt that those things will improve in the coming year.

Who Should You Share Your Goals With?

How Others Can Help You Find Clarity and Direction

Last week, I wrote a post entitled, Why I’m Not Sharing My 2016 Goals This Year. In it, I explained that research shows that we shouldn’t share our goals publicly. But who should we be sharing them with?

Who should you share your goals with?

To best answer that question, I’ll share what has and what hasn’t worked for me.

Who NOT to Share Your Goals With

1. Anyone and everyone

I covered this last week, but it bears repeating. Don’t share your goals with anyone who will listen. The act of doing so feels too much like an accomplishment.

Don’t post them on social media or write about them on your blog. Unless you have a very compelling reason to do so.

Almost every time I have done this, I have failed to reach my goal.