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Mar 28, 2024

In this episode of the HVAC School Podcast, Bryan Orr and Trevor Matthews delve into the importance of setting goals, focusing on them, and taking actionable steps to achieve them. They emphasize that goal-setting is crucial for personal and professional growth and that it requires introspection, prioritization, and sacrifice.

Trevor shares his experience of setting a goal to buy his first house and how writing down the specifics, such as the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, helped him achieve that goal within a few years. He stresses the need to start small, with easily achievable goals, and then gradually build up to larger, more ambitious ones.

Bryan and Trevor also discuss the importance of finding your "why" – the deeper motivation behind your goals – as it provides the drive and determination to stay focused and overcome obstacles. They suggest techniques like the "five levels of why" and creating vision boards to help clarify and visualize your goals.

Here are some key topics covered in the podcast:

·        The importance of assessing what you truly want and setting clear goals

·        Techniques for finding your "why" and staying motivated

·        Prioritizing tasks and managing distractions to maintain focus

·        Setting short-term and long-term goals, both personal and professional

·        The power of small wins and positive reinforcement

·        Investing in yourself and taking ownership of your career growth

·        Managing expectations and aligning your goals with your employer's

·        Overcoming the mindset of waiting for the "right" time to start

·        Practical strategies like scheduling, time-blocking, and budgeting to achieve financial goals

Overall, the podcast encourages listeners to take control of their lives, continuously learn and grow, and make consistent progress toward their goals, no matter how small the steps may seem.

 

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