Should doctors bother to set financial goals?Dec 29, 2021
You conquered a big goal when you became a doctor, so setting financial goals should come easy to you, right? Maybe not. A goal that’s not specific, measurable, attainable, rewarding, and timely is just a dream. So, how specific do goals need to be for them to come true for you? Listen for a discussion about goals versus intentions, accountability partners, and how to build good habits. Learn how you as a physician can use these concepts to your advantage to set achievable goals. Tune in to turn your dreams into goals, and your goals into results for your family.
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IN THIS EPISODE
- [00:21] What is a goal?
- [02:43] How intentions differ from goals.
- [04:39] How to set a goal when you can’t get specific enough about your goal.
- [08:07] How mental images can help to set a goal.
- [09:59] Physicians with financial goals should designate an accountability partner.
- [12:26] What are the alternatives for people who cannot make progress to set or define a goal?
- [15:55] The five cornerstone habits - the habits to support all other habits.
- [16:50] Why habits and goals are different.
- [20:28] Long term SMART goals can be paired down to fit into everyday life. They can help you say no to the wrong opportunities and yes to the right opportunities.
- [22:55] Should doctors bother to set financial goals?
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