The S.M.A.R.T. strategy for goal setting by Pat E. Perkins
Goal setting is often referred to as the “secret” for most successful people in the world. Well, it can be very challenging to define the goals that inspire you and to hold yourself accountable to what we truly want in life. This is why each year I sit down and write out the goals I desire to achieve in the coming year and then develop an intentional plan of action to fulfill on them. This takes something, but it’s completely worth it.
At the end of each quarter, I hold a quarterly goals review and look back over my accomplishments. When I actually see what’s been completed, that which I couldn’t see as even possible just a few months earlier is motivating. There are many methods to use for creating goals. I use the SMART goal method to develop both personal and professional goals and so do many other successful people who want to experience their desires come to fruition. Here’s the detailed method:
#1: Specific – Goal clearly states what is to be accomplished in terms of end result. This may include the Who, What, Where, Why and When. (Click here to read more…)