Sell Without Selling Podcast

Episode #85

Goal Setting vs Goal Getting

On this week’s episode of Sell Without Selling, Stacey shares her thoughts on goals. Setting goals, reaching them, surpassing them, and the dangers of setting the bar too low.

Key takeaways:

  • Are you 25% toward your 2021 goals?
  • Don’t accepting “passing” grades.
  • Show up with the intention of delivering 100%.

“Goal setting is about dreaming. Goal getting is about doing the work.” -Stacey O’Byrne



(First ~2 mins)


Hey. Welcome back to another episode of Sell Without Selling. I am your host, Stacey O’Byrne and I believe that learning the art and the science of how to sell without selling is the only way to achieve high six and seven figure success.

I am really excited to get into today’s episode. Really quick, if you are a business owner, entrepreneur, or sales professional, and you haven’t hit the level of success that you wanted or needed, or if you’re stuck and needing a pivot in your success, or maybe you just want more and you understand the importance of having a coach to help identify the blind spots, increase accountability, and help with success strategies to take you, your business, your income, and your success to the next level. If this sounds like something for you, then head over to There is a quick application there that will lead to  a personal phone call with me to see if we are a great fit for each other. Alright, let’s do this.

Goal setting vs goal getting. You know, this is a really favorite topic of mine, because it exposes a lot of the unknown unknowns. This topic exposes a lot of blind spots for sales people, entrepreneurs, and sales professionals. As a matter of fact, you know, we’re almost a quarter of the year into 2021. For the most part, if you’re really pursuing your dreams, really pursuing your goals, you theoretically should be a quarter or more into accomplishing your goals for the year. I mean that just makes mathematical sense.

Reality is this. Most entrepreneurs, most business owners, and sales professionals set goals. And they have big dreams, big aspirations, and they really never take into consideration why they haven’t hit them, why they haven’t achieved them, why they continue to set the same goals over and over again, or similar goals, or why they stop pursuing it. Reality is this is most where the blind spots exist. This is where the unknown unknowns, the don’t knows that you don’t knows really get in the way and sabotage everything you want to achieve, everything you dream of, desire, and know that you deserve.

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