Today’s Quote is from Mark Twain
Click Below to Listen to Today’s Show
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into smaller manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” ~~ Mark Twain
Mark Twain is an American Humorist and Author. He was also an accomplished public speaker in his time. Today’s quote from Twain discusses the three secrets of getting ahead. These are not just the secrets for writing or for speaking, but the secrets of getting ahead in Anything. These are universal truths.
Number 1: Getting Started – you won’t ever get ahead in anything if you are behind because you didn’t start.
Number 2: To Get Started – break complex tasks into smaller manageable action steps
Number 3: Start on the First One – Get Started. Start with the first, most important task.
This is a truth I learned years ago and this is one of the reasons why I added The How to the 3 Keys for Success in the Goal Achievement Success System.
The What is where you define what you wa3nt to achieve in clearly defined, specific words that you have written down.
The Why is the reason you want to achieve your goal(s). Why are you motivated to do this? Why must you succeed at all costs?
The How is the Action Plan to achieve your goal(s). What are the manageable action tasks that make up the complex tasks that need to be achieved for you to Get The Goals You Set.
But if you don’t get started doing, you won’t get ahead. You won’t even get out of the gate.
Go Out Today – Get Started and Get Ahead
Hi Goal Getting Quote of the Day listeners. I just want to let you know that we will not be doing a Quote of the Day episode on Wednesdays going forward.
Goal Getting Podcast releases it’s weekly show with myself or a guest sharing tips, strategies and inspiration on How to Get the Goals You Set. I would really like to focus Wednesdays on our guests when we have them and on the lessons and ideas to help you achieve your goals.
I hope you are also listening to our Wednesday shows and if not, I invite you to check them out on Wednesday.
I’d love to hear your thoughts on this. Please go to our show notes page at
and give me your feedback in the Comments section.
Are you a Goal Getter that wants to learn to Master Goal Getting! We’ve started a private Facebook Group to have a place for you to meet other like-minded, Goal-Oriented people that will support you and help you Get The Goals You Set.
If you want to be a part of the Goal Getting Masters Group, go to Goal Getting Podcast.com / masters
Sign up and I will add you to the group. Come prepared to participate and share your goals with other Goal Getters.
Thanks for listening to Goal Getting Quote of the Day. If you like this or any of the Quotes, please leave a comment. I would love to hear your thoughts.
If you like our podcast you can easily go Subscribe to our show on iTunes at
or Subscribe to us on Jabbercast
The new Jabbercast App is the best listening experience for podcasts. Check it out.
Please follow us below on your favorite social media channel. We would love to hear from you there, too. Send us a Tweet, or Instagram Like.
You can connect with us on your favorite by going to GoalGettingPodcast.com / and then Twitter or Facebook, or Instagram
They will easily take you to the social media platforms and make it easy to follow us.
QUICK & EASY – Click here to go leave a review on iTunes
I get a lot of my quotes from great books that I read. And if you like to listen to books on Audio like I do, I put together a deal with Audible to give Goal Getting Podcast listeners a FREE Audiobook of your choice AND a 30 Day Trial of Audible’s service to try them out.
Just click the link in the Blue Box to get to the Audible sign up!
Hi, I would love to know what you think of the show. Do you enjoy these Quote of the Day segments? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
Make Today a Great Day!
Subscribe to us on iTunes
Like our Facebook page
Follow us on Twitter:
Podcast at @GoalsPodcast
Tony Woodall, Your Host at @TonyWCMB
Follow us on Instagram at @GoalGettingPodcast