We all know how indispensable Technology has been in the last couple of decades. As we look forward to the end of another year and the beginning of a new one, here are several life hack tools you can use to achieve any set goal from financial to health. Goalsetting is and should be an integral part of our lives. Here are 7 (seven) tech tools to help;
Goalenforcer (Goalenforcer.com) is visual goal-planning software for planning, focusing and accomplishing goals. Features include the ability to drag and drop to rearrange your goals, color coding, status reports, a progress chart, and a calendar view. The software is available for Windows, Android, IOS, and Mac OS X systems. Prices range from $14 to $67 for the starter, standard, and hyperfocus editions. I loved the visual layout and organisation of this app.
According to claims, this is probably the best and the most feature packed goal setting app on the planet. While most of the apps focus more on the personal goal side of things, Strides strikes a clear balance between the personal and the professional goals. It’s mobile enabled and friendly. The App claims to be available on both the android and iOS stores. But I could only find the iOS version of the App.
GoalBuddy (Goalbuddy.io) is a free online goal tracking tool (if you call it a guide or mashup of templates and worksheets you are right too) that helps you set and track your progress with the support of goal buddies who share similar goals, motivate you and keep you accountable to stay on track. The system consists of web-based training materials, web-based tools and exercises, and a free mobile application.
This website will help you to organize your ideas as well as set both small and significant goals. Structure your tasks with labels, priorities, and filters. Also, you can synchronize this tool with other software.
This is goal-setting software that helps you define, work on, and reach your highest goals. It includes a unique visual display to identify, develop, and communicate the key elements of any complex project, including overall structure, relative importance, and progress tracking. It’s available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux systems. The software can be used for free or by paying a one-time fee of $60
With Habitica you can gamify your tasks. If you were ever a fan of RPG games, you will enjoy using this app. The app takes the game elements from RPGs and combines it with your tasks. Creative, right? I loved it too. In the app, you will create an avatar, get gears and goods, and level up just like in the RPG games. However, you don’t fight opponents to earn experience and gold, you earn them by completing your tasks. There are three types of tasks: Dailies, Habits, and To-Dos. The Dailies and To-Dos are self-explanatory. Whenever you complete them, you earn reward points. The third type of task is called Habits and it’s where the app helps you build new habits. The habits can be either positive or negative.
Yes! You thought Trello was just a project management app? Trello is also amazing for goals setting and not only professional goals or goals related to a task but even for personal, academic or even family goals. Trello is a great support system with a streamlined interface. have a clear vision of where are you heading. What is cool is that you can create various boards, add lists, and other members. Divide lists into groups (for example, add lists top 10 work goals; house duties; university assignments, etc.) for extra motivation.
PositivePsychology.com has some amazing collection of Goal setting tools, exercises and worksheets. Check out the website and douse yourself in goal mentions and memorialabias up to your nose.
2020 has really been a train-wreck-a-natural-disaster-dumpster-fire all in one. But you can still end the year on some positive notes. You simple may need more guts and a little tweak in your strategy or goals.
I want to assist you by the way. I will be launching a new book; A to Z of Goalsetting. This is a business and personal development book that helps you set goals in seven areas of your life and achieve them easily. The book is divided into 2 parts. With the 1st part you’ll learn what goals are, how to set goals and get tools and exercises that will help you set clear specific goals. The 2nd part takes you through 37 days of setting and achieving the goals you have set in part 2. There’s a #37DaysGoalChallenge that accompanies the book. The book is free.
Get a free copy of my forthcoming book, A to Z of Goalsetting and See more tools, resources and strategies you can use. The book launches online on Monday Nov 30th, 2020. Sign up for a copy here.