I often get asked the question “so what is it that you do?”, or “how does GoalWorks work?”, so I thought I would put up a post that explains what we do and how we operate.
Goalworks is a business that is all about helping people achieve their life goals and dreams. We all have dreams and things we want to do within us, but sometimes life just gets in the way, and those dreams seem to slip away. Sometimes we are just too overwhelmed with what is going on in our lives to be able to contemplate setting goals, or to let ourselves dare to dream. We help you clarify what it is you really want, and then help you devise a systematic way to get there by giving you the tools and the process to make it happen.
Goalworks operate in groups of 6-10 likeminded people who are as determined as you are to achieve their goals. These people become your own personal achievement team. They are there to provide you with encouragement and support, just as you will do for them. How many times have you started something and failed to complete it because you were on your own and didn’t have any support?
As part of a GoalWorks group, you can help each other in a multitude of ways - from moral support, to providing help through contacts from your friends and business networks, to physically doing something to help them achieve a goal or complete a task. It is totally up to the members of each group how they help and support each other.
So, exactly how does it work? GoalWorks groups generally meet once a week for a period of about an hour and a half. The group is run by a GoalWorks facilitator, who is there to take you through the whole process and help you out along the way.
When you join a GoalWorks group, over the first two weeks you get to let the creative juices flow to clarify and crystalise your dreams and goals, and learn about the process and how GoalWorks operates. After that, you rip into achieving your goals. This is achieved by you breaking your goal down into weekly tasks (mini goals), that you commit to the group that you will achieve by the following meeting. Each week you show up and tell everyone how well you did with the task, and let them know what you are going to do next week!
What happens if you didn’t achieve the task you committed to?... Don’t panic, you aren’t going to be abused or ridiculed or stoned or anything heinous like that. But, you will have to tell them why you didn’t achieve it… that in itself can be bad enough, especially if you haven’t got a good excuse. This is a great thing though – by holding each other to account you ensure the level of achievement in your group is high. And, that is what you want! Why would you bother coming to a group that isn’t going to push you to achieve, or where the bar is so low that nobody achieves anything. It would be a waste of your time and money, right?
We celebrate our successes along the way – GoalWorks is a fun environment where you get to achieve your dreams and goals. Some people never have a go for fear of being judged. You are not going to be judged on your dreams and goals – you can feel secure that everyone there is there for the same reason as you. They want you to succeed, because it is inspiring and it will help them succeed.
GoalWorks groups are ideal for Small Business owners, people who want to advance their careers, or even just for someone who has personal goals like travelling, losing weight. Whatever it might be, we would love to hear from you!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to find out more!