I think goal setting is important, especially for my freelance writing business. I’ve written several posts about goal setting and the best ways to achieve goals, but this time I’m focusing on what other freelancers have to say.
I’ve perused many of my favorite blogs and chosen the following recent posts for the wide variety of advice they give on goal setting and success for 2016. Enjoy!
Jenn Mattern wants you to take specific actions in 2016 that will allow you to boost your income. Explore what you need to know about pricing, productivity, and plans.
Lori Widmer likes to be practical. She points out the importance of setting clear and measurable goals to achieve long-term objectives — and then taking action to realize those objectives.
Do you want a lot of details about what you need to do boost your writing career in 2016? Then see Carol Tice’s post about creating a detailed plan.
Anne Wayman is actually not a big fan of setting goals. She finds that she often feels bad if she doesn’t meet deadlines. Instead she’s decided to focus on a project approach.
In a post on The Write Life, Shannon Hernandez provides a list of 21 actions large and small that you can take to have a more prosperous 2016.
Susan Payton has excellent suggestions. One I particularly like: committing to produce error-free work.
Laura Spencer loves the specifics. She details nine ways for you to get a handle on your business as you move forward into the New Year.
Share one of your top goals for 2016 with us — and also explain why it’s important to you. Or tell us how you feel about goal setting in general.