Go Be More Podcast #76: Get More out of Goal-Setting with Self-Referenced Goals

On the latest episode of the Go Be More Podcast, Jon and I discussed self-referenced goals. You can listen to the episode below, or you can visit the article at Go Be More to see the detailed show notes and references.

Self-referenced goals are a main component of Chapter 5, which focuses on developing a growth mindset.


Go Be More Podcast #76: Get More out of Goal-Setting with Self-Referenced Goals

“The thing that was most important was how I approached it psychologically… And I didn’t just kind of achieve those [norm-referenced goals]. I blew them out of the water.”—Jon Rankin

When placed together, reflection and conversation have an uncanny way of bringing about clarity and NEW lessons learned. After listening to Jon and Bryan discuss goal-setting, you’ll be compelled to view your goal-setting strategies through a different filter.

Here is the diagram from the episode artwork. You can listen to the episode below.

Norm-referenced vs self-referenced goals


About the Go Be More Podcast

At Go Be More our philosophy is to be yourself, take small steps, and chase big dreams. Each week Bryan Green and Jon Rankin interview inspiring guests and discuss strategies and mindsets to break out of your constraints, build positive momentum and pursue the life you were meant to be living.

Some of their previous guests include track/running legends Kara Goucher, Abdi Abdirahman, Will Leer, Khadevis RobinsonRyan Miller, Bob Larsen, Toby Tanser, Matt Fitzgerald, Tracy Sundlun, Amby Burfoot, Alisa Harvey, Jamie Nieto, and Willie Banks.


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