Focus on the Finish Line of The Goal Standard Challenge

After completing the second fight week, you only have one week to go. Keep pushing forward with these tips, strategies and advice.

learn more about Andrea Huspeni

By Andrea Huspeni

Rubberball | Erik Isakson | Getty Images

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Congrats! You've completed The Goal Standard's fourth week, the second Fight Stage. Don't back down now, as the finish line is in sight. This week was all about getting past obstacles, persevering and learning to fight back against resistance.

Luckily for you, we had plenty of top-notch experts, worksheets, support and resources to help you. The key to success this week? The power of mindset.

What we learned:

Use stress as a signal. You have a lot to do. But you can't do it all at once, so don't let the big picture overwhelm you. Let your stress be a signal that you need to reboot your priorities and break a big task into smaller, manageable tasks over time. High-performance coach Todd Herman shared more tips to find your flow in a Facebook Live. Watch here.

Read more: Feeling Overwhelmed? Here's How These Entrepreneurs Stay Productive.

15 ways to overcome setbacks. Any time you want to achieve success, you need to have an effective plan in place. Productivity pro Chris Winfield shares tips on overcoming roadblocks -- including the five-step pause, remembering to be thankful and getting in touch with your inner freak. These techniques will help you emerge victorious on the other side. Watch here

Read more: 3 Tips to Transform Setbacks Into Success

The No. 1 habit to change your life. To get through this Fight Stage, you need to continue to be prepared. Accountability expert Ali Schiller how winning your mornings can help you win your days. Watch here.

Take care of yourself. Change is not easy. It takes work and can zap your energy. Entrepreneur and meditator Natalie MacNeil shares self-care tips, including her superhuman entrepreneur health hacks to help you focus and get more done. Watch here

Read more: 10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

What you're saying

Thousands of you have joined The Goal Standard Challenge, and we're so proud to be part of your journey. Keep impressing us with your great comments and questions and telling us how you're doing.

Need to catch up?

If you've missed an article, worksheet, challenge or Facebook Live, don't worry. We've collected them all on our hub for The Goal Standard Challenge.

Did you recently join?

Make sure you visit The Goal Standard Challenge hub to review the action plans and materials from the previous challenge weeks.

Not on our Facebook Group yet?

Join now and get the real-time support and ideas from our editors, experts and other people like you.

Andrea Huspeni

Founder of This Dog's Life

Andrea Huspeni is the former special projects director at and the founder of This Dog's Life.

Related Topics

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Business News

This OnlyFans Star Was Once Part of a Fanatical MLM Cult. "I Was Forced Into Celibacy."

Cami Strella was lured into a multilevel marketing scheme but escaped to start her own six-figure-a-month business.

Starting a Business

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Founding My Own Company

It's nearly impossible to know everything before starting a company, but here are five essentials I wish I knew before founding my own.


Invest in Yourself: 10 Things Every Working Woman Should Do This Year

When striving for success, it is easy to forget about your mental and physical health. But without health, you cannot fully succeed. Follow these ten lifestyle strategies for success in your personal and professional life.