Episode 376: The Importance Of A Growth Goal + How To Tell Whether It’s Working (Repost)

With the new year right around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to reshare an episode that I published earlier this year all about the Growth Goal. If you want to get out of your own way in your business, setting a Growth Goal is the first step (this is why you’ll be guided through the process of setting your Growth Goal in one of the modules of my soon-to-be-released self-study course on Power Planning).

In this episode I’m going to be talking about the importance of a Growth Goal and some of the signs it’s working to get you out of your own way in your business. If you’re a PGSDer, or you’ve been listening to this podcast for a while, you’ll be familiar with a concept that I teach called the Impossible Goal.

The Impossible Goal is a goal that is set above what is possible for yourself. And by setting a goal in that way, we’re asking ourselves to grow into the person that can achieve that goal – rather than setting a ‘realistic’ goal that our present day self could achieve.

This goal does wonders when it comes to taking your perfectionism work from an intellectual pursuit to a day-to-day practice. And from now on, we’re going to be calling it a Growth Goal. In this episode, I share why I’m changing the name and what’s normal to expect as you pursue your Growth Goal.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Why the Impossible Goal is now called the Growth Goal
  • How to tell if you’ve set your Growth Goal too high
  • The 5 stages of pursuing your Growth Goal and why each one is part of the process
  • Why it’s worth pursuing a Growth Goal even with the ups and downs
  • When The Power Planning Course is launching

Find the full episode transcript and show notes at samlaurabrown.com/episode376.

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Hi, and welcome to another episode of The Perfectionism Project. A podcast full of perfectionism advice for entrepreneurs. My name is Sam Laura Brown, I help entrepreneurs release their perfectionism handbrake, so they can get out of their own way and build a fulfilling and profitable business. I’m the founder of the perfectionist getting shit done group coaching program, which is otherwise known as PGSD. And for even more perfectionism advice to help you with your business, you can follow me on Instagram @perfectionismproject.

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