A Brilliant Way to Set Goals



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A Brilliant Way to Set Goals – Video
Planning out your goals? Setting some targets? Listing what you want in your life?
We want what we want. And with ADHD we want it now!
Once we have that thing we want then life will be good and we will feel happy! Fulfilled! Excited! Satisfied!
So how come if we finally get that thing that we want … we rarely feel fulfilled or satisfied?

30 Comments

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    beautifulmind January 11, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    This captures what I want perfectly :)) I love it!!

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    beautifulmind January 11, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    This captures what I want perfectly :)) I love it!!

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    sweet-sheba January 13, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Awesome video! Thanks for helping me realize how to go about getting what I really want! Your a genius Rick!

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    sweet-sheba January 13, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Awesome video! Thanks for helping me realize how to go about getting what I really want! Your a genius Rick!

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    asogbein January 16, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    excellent video

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    asogbein January 16, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    excellent video

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    beautykillz February 24, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    This is the struggle of a 21yr old girl starting college and not knowing what i want yet! But I can’t even settle down to do my homework!

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    beautykillz February 24, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    This is the struggle of a 21yr old girl starting college and not knowing what i want yet! But I can’t even settle down to do my homework!

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    aerimus March 6, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Truly amazing! This really helps!

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    aerimus March 6, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Truly amazing! This really helps!

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    billd June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Someone earlier said “Rick is a genius”…… yes, that is correct. At least in my opinion – whatever that may be worth in today’s U.S.D. converted to Canadian.
    I thought he was a creative genius when I first saw him years ago on a crazy TV show with Iowans fell in love with – I thought who the heck is that absolutely crazy person? I like him! Then I noticed the credits, and later did my “I’m bored, my list is long, I dunno where to start so I won’t” thing and started looking things up – and I got more impressed.
    Lucky for us all that his creative genius and nice-guy personality shines right through that ADHD thing. Who knows, maybe it’s why he can relate, and I can relate – when you got it, you understand it (if you try – don’t you have that phrase?)
    Thank goodness not only geniuses, but generous geniuses care and prove it in places like this. I come here when I need to confirm I’m not REALLY weird or crazy, I was just drawn that way….

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    billd June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Someone earlier said “Rick is a genius”…… yes, that is correct. At least in my opinion – whatever that may be worth in today’s U.S.D. converted to Canadian.
    I thought he was a creative genius when I first saw him years ago on a crazy TV show with Iowans fell in love with – I thought who the heck is that absolutely crazy person? I like him! Then I noticed the credits, and later did my “I’m bored, my list is long, I dunno where to start so I won’t” thing and started looking things up – and I got more impressed.
    Lucky for us all that his creative genius and nice-guy personality shines right through that ADHD thing. Who knows, maybe it’s why he can relate, and I can relate – when you got it, you understand it (if you try – don’t you have that phrase?)
    Thank goodness not only geniuses, but generous geniuses care and prove it in places like this. I come here when I need to confirm I’m not REALLY weird or crazy, I was just drawn that way….

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    billd June 10, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    OK, can’t edit – or find edit button but I’m lost anyway. It’s supposed to be “hate” that phrase, not “have”, I never could spell and it’s worse when my brain moves faster than the old fingers do.

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    billd June 10, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    OK, can’t edit – or find edit button but I’m lost anyway. It’s supposed to be “hate” that phrase, not “have”, I never could spell and it’s worse when my brain moves faster than the old fingers do.

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    jancave August 25, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    Thanks Rick. I came out here looking for answers to several questions and here they were in just the right sized chunk I can now go process. Later……

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    jancave August 25, 2014 at 4:54 pm

    Thanks Rick. I came out here looking for answers to several questions and here they were in just the right sized chunk I can now go process. Later……

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    tigeryuri October 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    omg, that. was. awesome! and very very helpful!

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    tigeryuri October 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    omg, that. was. awesome! and very very helpful!

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    EventHorizon November 6, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    Here’s a book that tries explain why everyone wants more in terms of brain wiring… http://psychology1.net/?p=66620

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    EventHorizon November 6, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    Here’s a book that tries explain why everyone wants more in terms of brain wiring… http://psychology1.net/?p=66620

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    kathyl15 December 30, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Before I listen to the recording, can you tell me about the lamp behind you? It is very interesting.
    Thank you,
    Kathy

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    kathyl15 December 30, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Before I listen to the recording, can you tell me about the lamp behind you? It is very interesting.
    Thank you,
    Kathy

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    kathyl15 December 30, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Hi Rick,
    I figured out what the lamp was. It’s a monkey, right? It’s very cute.
    I also listened to the video and really like the way you whittled down what you really wanted! That is something to think about.
    I always check this site and love the webinars and videos you put together. Thanks for being there all the time for us!
    Happy New Year!!!
    Kathy K.
    I really like that lamp!

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    kathyl15 December 30, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Hi Rick,
    I figured out what the lamp was. It’s a monkey, right? It’s very cute.
    I also listened to the video and really like the way you whittled down what you really wanted! That is something to think about.
    I always check this site and love the webinars and videos you put together. Thanks for being there all the time for us!
    Happy New Year!!!
    Kathy K.
    I really like that lamp!

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    Hartree January 10, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Hi Rick
    Once again you have given a simple and elegant example for digging through the layers to figure out our actual goal. This is going to help me get to the nitty gritty when my brain is stuck.
    Thank you for this quick easy video tool.
    Robin

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    Hartree January 10, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Hi Rick
    Once again you have given a simple and elegant example for digging through the layers to figure out our actual goal. This is going to help me get to the nitty gritty when my brain is stuck.
    Thank you for this quick easy video tool.
    Robin

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    gforcewarp9 January 19, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    Fabulous video!

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    gforcewarp9 January 19, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    Fabulous video!

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    AdultWithADHD February 5, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Holy $%#@, and I’m not easily impressed. I’ve been a career counsellor and corporate trainer/speaker since Wooly Mammoths grazed in my backyard. Rick did wonders clarifying the goals he REALLY wants, and how to realistically achieve them. Confusing ourselves about “If I Had Million Dollars” is so easy that the Barenaked Ladies recorded a song about it (not an easy thing to do.) Once we “get” what’s really driving us, making reasonable and achievable plans (like Rick did here) is pretty simple, and plans like this give us real power to make our dreams come true. (Unless of course we’d rather fart away our money and time on empty wishes and lottery tickets.)

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    AdultWithADHD February 5, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Holy $%#@, and I’m not easily impressed. I’ve been a career counsellor and corporate trainer/speaker since Wooly Mammoths grazed in my backyard. Rick did wonders clarifying the goals he REALLY wants, and how to realistically achieve them. Confusing ourselves about “If I Had Million Dollars” is so easy that the Barenaked Ladies recorded a song about it (not an easy thing to do.) Once we “get” what’s really driving us, making reasonable and achievable plans (like Rick did here) is pretty simple, and plans like this give us real power to make our dreams come true. (Unless of course we’d rather fart away our money and time on empty wishes and lottery tickets.)

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