Achievement Management:

Setting Your Goals

Creative Visualization

Creating a Clear Image, Idea or Feeling Sense of Your Goal

By: Vadim Kotelnikov

Founder, Ten3 Business e-Coach Your 360 Achievement Catalyst!

  

 

"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."

~ Albert Einstein

More Achievement Quotes

 

Great Achiever

8 Winning Habits

  1. See yourself the way you want to be... More

A Study on Creative Visualization in Sports

In one of the most well-known studies on Creative Visualization in sports, Russian scientists compared four groups of Olympic athletes in terms of their training schedules:

  1. Group 1 = 100% physical training;

  2. Group 2 - 75% physical training with 25% mental training;

  3. Group 3 - 50% physical training with 50% mental training;

  4. Group 4 - 25% physical training with 75% mental training.

Group 4, with 75% of their time devoted to mental training, performed the best.

Source: Karate of Okinawa: Building Warrior Spirit, R. Scaglione, W. Cummins

Imagination and Creative Visualization

  • Imagination is your ability to create an idea, a mental picture, or a feeling sense of something

  • Creative visualization is using your imagination to create a clear image, idea or feeling sense of your goal.

Making Creative Visualization Work

Three Elements Within You1

  • Desire. Do you truly, in your heart, desire the goal you created and visualized to be realized?

  • Belief. Do you believe this goal can exist and it is possible for you to attain it?

  • Acceptance. Are you really completely willing to accept and have this?

NLP Technology of Achievement

Creating Inevitable Success: 5 Steps

  1. Set your brain on the path toward achieving your goal so that it's working on it all day long traveling the actual path will then become much easier

  2. Vividly imagine that you have already achieved your goal, then walk back and examine the pathway toward your goal... More

 

Unlock Your Creativity

By: Brian Tracy

  1. Visualize Your Goals: To trigger your imagination, write out a clear description of your ideal end result or goal. Be clear about the goal, be  flexible about the process. Think about it, visualize it as realized over and over. Project your mind forward to the picture of the realized goal and then look back to the present... More

Four Steps to a Super Attitude

By: Brian Tracy

Here are four things you can do to assure that your attitude is the very best it can be, under all circumstances.

  1. Focus On The Future: Whatever challenges you face, focus on the future rather than on the past. Instead of worrying about who did what and who is to blame, focus on where you want to be and what you want to do. Get a clear mental image of your ideal successful future, and then take whatever action you can to begin moving in that direction. Get your mind, your thoughts, and your mental images on the future... More

Why Creative Visualization?

Creative visualization helps you use your natural creative imagination in a more conscious way to create a clear image, idea or feeling sense of what you really want.

 

It engages the power of your subconscious mind, that attracts those desires into your life It is also a powerful self-motivation tool that keeps your purpose on track and helps you achieve your goal by focusing your thoughts constantly on it and giving it your positive energy until it becomes a reality.

The First Step To Bringing Your Dream To Life

Take a few minutes right now to achieve your goals in your mind. Imagine a life that is exactly as you want it. What would you do each day? With whom would you do it? Nothing is too crazy or ambitious. A few seconds is all it takes to put you in a state of excitement and enthusiasm. If you can see your goal in your mind, you can make it a reality. Visualization is the first step to bringing a dream to life. If you can see yourself happy, successful, healthy and loving life, you can make it happen. The first step is to visualize it.4

The Wheel of Personal Success

How To Realize Your Dreams: 4 Principles

In the original Chicken Soup for the Soul, Jack Canfield tells the story of Monty, who was the son of an itinerant horse trainer of little means.

 During his senior year he was assigned a writing project to describe what he wanted to be when he grew up. His seven-page essay minutely detailed the 200-acre ranch he wanted to own. It included a diagram of the ranch and a detailed floor plan of his 4,000 square foot home... More

Continuous Improvement Mindset

5 Rules of Self-motivation

  1. Start with visualizing clearly your future success and model the feelings you'll experience when you achieve it... More

12 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your Brain

  • Develop Imagination. Greeks mastered the principle of imagination and association to memorize everything. This technique requires one to develop a vivid and colorful imagination that can be linked to a known object. If you involve all your senses touching, feeling, smelling, hearing and seeing in the imagination process, you can remember greater details of the event.... More

 Case in Point  Tom Watson, the Founder of IBM

 

Tom Watson, the founder of IBM, once described his secret to the unbelievable success he helped to create. The IBM you see today began from one simple technique. It is something you and I can do at any place and time. The same method Tom Watson used to grow IBM into a billion-dollar enterprise is available to you.4

Smart Executive

He saw a picture in his mind. Before his company began operating, he knew exactly what it would look like when it was complete. The picture in his mind was as vivid and clear as the words you see on the screen in front of you.

He could see the offices, the machines, the employees working busily accomplishing goals and setting new standards. He could see the satisfied customers as they shook hands with his associates. Tom Watson could see the office he would work from making vital decisions to help his dream progress.

Tom Watson knew exactly what he was going to create. It was already real to him, he simply had to show the rest of the world what was in his mind. And it all began as a picture, a visualization.

 Case in Point  Disney Creativity Strategy

Walt Disney was true genius at turning fantasies into reality.

Here is how Walt Disney describes his process for creating stories: "The story man must see clearly in his own mind how every piece of business in a story will be put. He should feel every expression, every reaction. He should get far enough away from his story to take a second look at it...to see whether there is any dead phase...to see whether the personalities are going to be interesting and appealing to the audience. He should also try to see that the things that his characters are doing are of an interesting nature."... More