Category: Goals

Take Action!

Written by Yuri Karabatov. Meet me on Twitter.

Life today is too hectic and fast-paced for anyone willing to achieve a goal.

If you’ve set your language learning goal according to the guidelines in the post “Set Smart Goals — or Else!”, it is measurable.

Measurable goal means you can track it. Want it done? Do track it.

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Set Smart Goals — or Else!

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Written by Yuri Karabatov. Follow me on Twitter.

You must have a goal when you are starting on a new language. Without it you won’t see the complete picture and be able to plan what to do next. If you don’t know where you’re going, you might as well not start at all. A proper goal motivates you to learn faster and have more fun. A bad one may be worse than having no goal at all: it will throttle your progress – to a halt.

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Plans for Next Year

Written by Yuri Karabatov | Follow me on Twitter

Sorry for missing a couple of posts, I caught cold, had to work a bit, so all in all had not enough time to concentrate and write properly. My head doesn’t work in short chunks time, I need several uninterrupted hours to do serious thinking and writing. I’ve made a note of this and now will write up some posts in advance when I have enough time, so as not to go off schedule.

I’ll be rocking next year along the lines of Chris Guillebeau’s annual review, which is about creating a roadmap for the whole year, with categories of actions and their deadlines.

This year I’ve fully embraced planning, daily and weekly, and now it’s time to take the next step. In the past years many things did not happen because I hadn’t written a year plan; every December I feel bad because of so much not accomplished. Next year everything will be different.

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