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Control Your Own Destiny: The Importance of Great Goals

Capital Partners
Capital Partners
Posted 05.08.2022 in Lifestyle

Goals help us stay on track, provide direction and are sometimes the only breakthrough reminder when we lose sight of why we started. Being clear on your goals and the steps towards achieving them is an empowering feeling, especially for women who have worked hard to overcome adversity. Whatever your goals look like, when supported in line with your unique financial plan, they can be a powerful tool in helping you stay on track and control your future.

We can achieve anything when we feel in control of our future, and goal setting can be a valuable tool in helping you to map out what this journey may look like. Like many things in life, it is easy to lose sight of our goals when we become busy. How often do we promise ourselves to get up and go to the gym Monday morning, only to sleep in and say ‘next week’? Even when we know it is beneficial for our health? When you reflect on your values and how they influence your goals, you can build on your motivation to achieve them, gaining an even greater certainty that everything will be okay. We all deserve to be in control of our future, and purposeful goal setting is the framework for clarity and confidence, it is a roadmap to living your best life.

Taking a closer look at what might be hindering the pace of your goals timeline can be slightly sobering, yet accepting that challenge is entirely worthwhile. Reflecting on your habits and how they may impact your decisions can be as eye-opening as it is satisfying. It is about knowing where to spend your time and energy! Setting realistic, achievable goals early on with your adviser will help to cement more strategic behaviours, guiding your focus to ensure you can sustain the momentum that comes with being in control. When you are clear on your most important goals, you can make confident, informed decisions, control your destiny, and cement your best future.

Very few of us reflect on our journeys as often as we should. Reflecting on the people we were, the growth we have achieved, and the person that has led to. There is so much richness in admiring the journey we are all on. How often do you look back at how far you have come, comparing yourself to the woman who started her journey to who you are now? Our experience assisting women achieve certainty, clarity, and financial freedom has shown that most of us fail to stop and smell the roses. This is where giving yourself the time and space to focus on your goals will help measure your progress and remind you how far you have come. Over the years, our team has assisted hundreds of women in reclaiming control of their lives after a significant life event. As with your initial Wealth Map session, discussing your goals and what you value most are the foundational pieces to helping you control your destiny. Reflecting on where you started, acknowledging how far you have come, and applauding your well-deserved wins is what we are all here for.

Every woman deserves to stand tall, empowered, and confident in achieving her ideal future. When you view your values intertwined with your goals, potential roadblocks, and how far you have come, you are closer to achieving your ideal future. Feeling in control is an empowering feeling, full of satisfaction and confidence! Enjoy the rewards, but most importantly, the journey.

Capital Partners
Capital Partners
Capital Partners
At Capital Partners, we understand that life is filled with ups and downs. It’s complex. Certainty is in short supply. But with tailored, objective financial advice – advice built on evidence and your values and life goals – you can set the path for living your best life, whatever fate and circumstance throw at you.