Shoot for the Moon

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Summerland Publishing, 2009 - Business & Economics - 106 pages
Many people who want to accomplish things too often lump goal setting in the same category as a New Year's Eve resolution, complete with the same absence of seriousness and commitment that's evolved into the butt of many jokes. But they're not the same.Consequently goal setting is something we've too often taken for granted. But, true goal setting is a challenging process that requires structure and planning complete with a beginning, middle and an end.In “Shoot for the Moon” Patti Brotherton not only provides the tools you need to accomplish any goal, large or small, she also provides a welcome inspiration by taking you on her own personal journey of successful goal setting that she first embraced as a child.Each chapter of “Shoot for the Moon” gives you a step-by-step map of how to move closer to and insure the challenges of your own goal setting journeys.Patti Brotherton's insights in “Shoot for the Moon” may surprise you as well as reward you in that you may recognize the elements missing from past goal setting fantasies that failed, which you can rebuild with new foundations that work.Best of all, it is easy to read and put into practice.
 

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Contents

What is Goal Setting?
5
Why Do It?
9
Before You Start
15
Write it Down
20
Accountability
26
Keep it Simple
31
Getting Knowledge
35
Motivation
38
Results
52
In Others Words
57
Budgeting
84
Discipline
89
Overcoming Fear
93
Changing Goals
98
Final Thoughts
103
About the Author
105

The Process
43

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About the author (2009)

Patti Brotherton is a nationally recognized consultant, author, and speaker. She is founder and president of PAB Performance Partners which is dedicated to helping agents, managers, and companies achieve higher levels of success. She has also author various books and articles on success.During her thirty-four year career in real estate she was named the top sales associate in the nation for four years with a major franchise firm—averaging over 100 sales per year (and working only nine months out of the year full time). Patti has managed six different offices bringing them all to top performance in the state, both in California and Florida. The last office she managed was named Number Nine in the country regardless of size with a major franchise firm—her agents averaged $10,000,000 in sales per agent in 2007.She has sat on the Board of Directors for the Montrose Chamber of Commerce, Optimists Club, Los Angeles Rams Booster Club, Abused Women's Shelter, Friends of Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara Symphony, as well as serving as a leader in her church. Being involved in the community and helping others is a large part of her lifestyle.

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