A BHAG (pronounced “bee-hag”) stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal, but I’ve been audacious and I’m gonna call it a Big Hairy Awesome Goal!
First off, if you look in the dictionary, the word “awesome” stands for:
Causing feelings of fear or wonder, feeling terrific or extraordinary, feeling extremely good.
And this is exactly what a BHAG is!
It’s a big, bold, powerful goal you set for yourself that excites you, motivates you and will require you to step outside of your comfort zone and stretch yourself to achieve it.
One of the BHAGs I set for myself this year is to write my first eBook. (This is pretty scary for me as I’ve never published a thing, and once it’s out there, you can’t get it back!)
Now, when I set this BHAG, I didn’t know how on earth I was going to make this happen – but that’s exactly what made this goal so fun and exciting!
It’s forcing me to stretch myself to find a way, and that’s what I’ve been doing. And now I’m well on my way to making this BHAG a reality
So I’m wondering – what’s your BHAG?
If you don’t have one…
Here are 4 simple steps you can follow to create one that lights you up and inspires you into action:
STEP #1: Decide on the area of life you’d like to impact – money, business, career, relationships, fitness.
STEP #2: Choose a goal that you have little or no idea how you’ll achieve it, that will require you to stretch and grow.
STEP #3: Write it down and share it with your friends and family to get it out of your head and into reality. (As I have on my website).
STEP #4: Take one action, no matter how big or small, towards your BHAG every single day (this is important!)
Remember — life is meant to be awesome!
So don’t be afraid to set a BHAG that’s bold. Be brave and be daring! You can do it!
Don’t be afraid to be awesome!