7 Types of Goals to Make In Life
Usually, we creating short-term - long-term goals, but there are 7 other goals that can be made that are more specific then short term or long term.
This post has been updated: March 2018
These goals usually refer to a specific achievement that you want to accomplish. Achievement goals are major life goals, like retiring at age 30 or making the New York's Bestsellers list. Because these goals are major, meaning huge, and require time to eventually be completed, it's best to break these goals down into smaller goals. That way you'll be able to track your progress.
Actionable goals require you to do a specific action to accomplish the goal. Think of actionable goals as tasks that need to get done. For example, setting up a meeting with your mentor about reaching your business goals. Action goals can go hand in hand with achievement goals; achievement goals are accomplished through actions or smaller tasks.
Limit goals set boundaries and time frames. The problem with setting goals is actually accomplishing them, but with limits, we put pressure on ourselves to be actionable and meet the goal. Limits can be a time or circumstance. For example, I have a goal to go to bed every night no later than 11 PM, so that I can wake up at 6 AM.
These are goals gathered by rates or done repeatedly over time. We usually set rate goals when it comes to daily or weekly tasks. Most of our personal growth activities or goals can be viewed through rate goals such as write every day at 6 AM, workout every day, head to the gym 3x a week, and etc.
Simply put, exclusion goals are goals that you do not want to do.
These goals are exactly what they are: layered based on importance. Sometimes we have so many life goals and we want to accomplish them all at once, but it's best to layer them. Start by layering them from important to not important, but if that is still too confusing, you can layer them based off the 30/60/90 day principle. What goals can you accomplish within 30 days? 60 days? 90 days?
These goals are wild, really optimistic, and farfetched.