#002 – Turning Big Goals into Manageable Tasks

Hey Wild Hearts. In the last email, I wrote about setting clear goals, which means now it’s time to break them down into into smaller, manageable tasks, this will help the overwhelm that has this ability to sneak up on you. I all too often see creatives be super vague on their goals which will have you spinning your wheels. So before you dive into today’s actionable tip, be super clear on what you want to achieve in as much detail as possible!

Actionable Tip: Break down big goals into smaller, manageable tasks. Big goals often feel overwhelming, and when you break them down into smaller steps, you will not only get started quicker but be able to maintain momentum as you make progress. Each small task completed brings you closer to your ultimate goal. Need help? Hit reply and let me know how I can help you.

Inspiration Corner: Writing a book can feel quiet daunting and while my first book came together with ease, other books not so much. I needed a little bit of a strategic approach. For the most part, I would decide on a total word count for entire book, decide on a deadline and then with a little math figure out how much I needed to write in a day or in a week to keep track.

And this is just for the writing part of course. Other elements I had to think about was the cover image and marketing the book.

Creative Challenge: Break your main goal into monthly tasks. Take the creative goal you set last week and divide it into actionable steps you can complete each month. For example:

  1. January: Outline and draft your first blog post.
  2. February: Write and revise your second blog post.
  3. March: Publish both posts and promote them on social media.

Resource Recommendation: While I am personally a pen and paper kind of person, spend some time exploring task management apps like Trello. These tools can help you organize your tasks, set deadlines, and keep track of your progress. Trello’s visual boards and lists make it easy to see what needs to be done and when.

Every small step you take is progress. Breaking down your goals makes them achievable and keeps you moving forward. Keep going, stay wild-hearted, and celebrate each milestone along the way!

Cheers,

Petra

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Ask me Anything: Are you feeling stuck in your journey? Do you have burning questions about how to start, overcome roadblocks, or stay motivated? AMA is a monthly membership to get personalized advice and insights directly from Petra without a big investment.

Wild-Hearted Year – My flagship program is a 12-month journey designed to help creatives turn their ideas into reality, overcome personal and professional challenges, and achieve a balanced and fulfilling life.

Wild-hearted Magazine: Write for the magazine and share your expertise with the world.

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