Brian Tracy: 10-Step Goal Method

BT1Is goal setting a skill you have not quite mastered yet?

Are you frustrated because you fall short and fail to achieve the goals you set for yourself?

Well, read on because I am going to share with you a goal setting method that will help you achieve any goal you set for yourself.

I first learned the 10-Goal Method from the world renowned business speaker, Brian Tracy when the two of us worked on a previous network marketing project together. Brian Tracy is also Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International

The Recipe For Goal Setting

Now, it is a well known fact that we become what we think of most of the time and that successful people think about their goals, most of the time.

Very briefly, this is the recipe for goal setting:

  • Decide exactly what you want
  • Write it down
  • Set a deadline
  • Make a list of everything you need to do achieve your goal(s)
  • Organise the list into a plan
  • Take action
  • Do something everyday to get move yourself closer to achieving your goal(s)

So, now that we have the recipe for goal setting, we need to actually write our goals down. And  is where the 10-goal method comes in.

Watch The Video Below To Learn Brain Tracy’s The 10-Step Goal Method

So, in summary, write your goals down using the 3 P’s:

Present Tense: Your subconscious mind is a very special computer that can only be accessed using a particular type of language – the language of NOW. So, instead of saying:

I will be earning $5000/month by such and such a date


I earn $5000/month by (date)

Instead of saying:

I will be driving (a brand new whatever car you want) by (date)


I drive (a brand new whatever car you want) by (date)

Write your goals down as if you have already achieved them and that they are a reality. This is the type of command your subsconcious mind understands and gets to work on straight away.

Positive: Your subconscious mind cannot process negative language.

For example, instead of saying “I will quit smoking by such and such a date”, say:

I am a non-smoker by such and such a date.

Personal: Always write your goals starting with word “I”. You are the only person in the universe who can use the word “I” with reference to yourself. When you use the word “I” something powerful happens. Your subconscious mind kicks into action and automatically knows that a special goal “is coming down from head office”, as Brian Tracy puts it.

Now, it’s been proven that the shorter and more concise your goals are, the quicker they are achieved and become realing.  So, when you write your goals downs, don’t write a paragraph but keep them to a short and concise sentence such as:

I earn $5000 per month by such and such a date

I drive a brand new Mercedes by such and such a date

Now, something wonderful and powerful has just happened by you writing your goals down in the:

  • Present Tense
  • Positive
  • Personal

sense. You have just moved into the top 3% of adults in our society. You see, only 3% of adults have ever written down 10 goals in the Present Tense, Positive and Personal sense, ever.

So, on a piece of paper put “Goals” at the top with today’s date. Write 10 goals you would like to achieve in the next 12 months in the Present Tense, Positive and Personal sense and make sure your goals end with the words “by (and the date you want to achieve your goal)”, so that they are all time dated.

Now put your piece away so you cannot see your goals. When you come to review your goals 12 months later you will be astonished because you will have accomplished 8 out of the 10 goals in fantastic fashion.

You’ll also be a little sad because you will wish you had written down more and bigger goals. So, go ahead and use the 10-Step Goal Method today and start achieving the goals you really want to achieve.

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