Setting a meaningful career targets

Last Updated : June 28 2017

Setting a meaningful career targets

by Nathan Ford 2017 June 28

Getting the career that you've always wanted and aligned to your vision is one of the most fulfilling things that one can have.  You don't want to be tied with a job that you are not happy with, right? 

In this article, I'm going to talk about how you can start setting your career target and how you can create the here-and-now mindset to achieve this goal.

Let's get started! 

Setting a Meaningful Career Target


In a lifetime, there is so much that one can achieve, such as launching a profitable business, getting a new car and creating a prosperous career. These targets, or others, are not far from getting accomplished as long as you make career target setting a regular and serious routine in your life. When you properly set your targets in the present moment, they are as good as having already attained them.This article provides guidelines on setting meaningful career targets.

Career target setting is the first important step to the ladder of success. It provides the direction, focus, and motivation needed to get there. No time is wasted because all the effort and activities undertaken are pathways that lead to the ultimate objective. Even when certain challenges come along the way, it shouldn't stop a person from pushing and persevering until victory is realized. The mere thought of feeling confident and triumphant seems to attract positive vibes and opportunities that will help facilitate the actual achievement of your target.

Starting The Career Target Setting Process

In order to get what you want, you have to know what it is that you want exactly. When identifying your goals means being able to articulate precisely all important elements of goal targets you are envisioning. For instance, if the intention is to build a company, then one needs to determine the type of customer base, organizational aims, sales system, financial management, and the like for a business startup. It is best to plan out as many details and company goals as possible pertaining to your business organizational structure before getting started. Also, it would be smart to think through your needs for employees, skills, equipment, and partnerships that would be required at startup to be successful.

It is essential to remember though that this sort of information and planning should be properly documented. The thorough recording of these ideas will serve as a monitoring guide to be able to stay on the right track. Similarly, your targets should be identified and categorized in the different areas of life including personal, professional, spiritual, and family/friends.


Creating a Here-and-Now Mindset for your Career Target Setting

The business of target setting may pertain to gaining something in the future but much of the control takes place in the here-and-now. It is impractical to foresee all possible catastrophic events on the way to success. An important part of attracting success is to have a confident mindset about your goals that allows you to feel like you have already achieved the goal.

Telling your subconscious mind precisely what you want will allow you to move confidently toward your target achievement. This way, your present reality can be maximized to reach your desired target. There will be no room for failure in the self-actualized person's mind. By completing small but significant daily tasks and activities, you will see consistent progress toward your goals.

Always make yourself stretch beyond what you think you can achieve. There is no challenge to a target that you know you can easily achieve. In fact, one of the main purposes and benefits of target setting is to help you reach achievement levels beyond what you ever thought was possible.

The only requirement is to make the initial steps to get things going. Besides, the impossible is often the untried. So while you are at it, set goals that you know will take you out of your comfort zone and make you a better person. Continuously seek to perfect your target setting skills so that you are able to achieve more out of life. By researching and testing various target setting systems to find the system that best fits your personality, you will achieve success way beyond what you ever thought was possible.

Nathan Ford
#1 Nathan FordAuthor 18 March, 2014, 12:37 Nathan lives in Southern California together with his family. He loves photography and enjoys playing golf.