How to Set Clear Goals and Plan Naturally
#30: How to set clear goals and plan naturally
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As parents of children with special needs, we have to be able to not only set goals and help our children reach them, but we also have to become good at planning.
Wouldn’t it be great to have a successful, easy to use method (or “recipe” to follow) for planning and to set and achieve clear goals?
Well, I’ve found a couple of methods (processes) that have helped me and I know they can help YOU.
What you will learn in this podcast:
- How to set and achieve clear targets
- Clarify your focus with Realistic Thinking
- What doing your homework means
- Important IEP tips to be aware of
- The process of planning naturally
- Easy ways to define the next concrete steps
How to set and achieve clear targets
[2:59] Set and achieve clear targets or goals by thinking realistically and making sure you do your homework. THAT’S IT…sounds simple enough, right?
Explanation of thinking realistically as it pertains to success
[1:52] What happens if you don’t use realistic thinking?
[2:44] You can be positive and full of hope for your child’s future? But, that alone is not a strategy.
Make sure you’re doing your homework?
[3:41] A couple of examples are explained that should be covered when doing your homework.
[4:14] Example to clarify realistic thinking
[5:03] Important tips we all should KEEP in mind when planning
[5:27] Good time to review how your child learns best
The process and steps are broken down and defined when using natural planning.
[6:32] An example of natural planning being used in everyday life
[8:49 -13:38] The 5-step process broken down and explained.
Links or resources mentioned in the Podcast:
How Successful People Think by John C. Maxwell
Getting Things Done by David Allen