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Setting Goals

They should be specific, measurable, and achievable

by Matthew Hilger |  Published: Feb 01, 2011


I have a list of goals and a list of blessings on my bathroom mirror. I’ve been doing that for 15 years … Now, enter the mindset coach (Sam Chauhan), and one of his techniques is that he wants me to e-mail him a list of 10 goals and blessings every morning. It oftentimes mimics the current list I’ve got on my bathroom mirror, but it’s a new way to do it consciously. I start off my day realizing how blessed I am every day, and I’m beginning my day in a powerful, positive, thankful position. — Phil Hellmuth Note: This column contains some excerpts from the books The Poker Mindset, by Ian Taylor and Matthew Hilger, and Peak Performance Poker, by Travis Steffen. It’s a new year, and millions and millions of people make resolutions for the upcoming year. The statement above by Phil Hellmuth from the book Peak ...

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