Hello, and welcome to the Leadership Done Right Podcast, Episode 30: Goal Setting Made Easy — A Proven Goal Setting Strategy.
I want to start by wishing all of you in the Leadership Done Right community a very merry Christmas! Christmas is my favorite time of the year for a few reasons. I always get to spend time with my family, my birthday is three days after Christmas, and I get time to reflect on my goals and aspirations for the new year.
Goal Setting Made Easy — A Proven Goal Setting Strategy
Whether it is the start of a new year, you are starting a new job or you are starting another new stage in life, it is always a great time to talk about goal setting. Goals and goals setting can be challenging, especially if your goals cause you to stretch more than you have stretched in the past.
I have a proven goal setting strategy that will help you set AND complete challenging goals. AND, now is a great time to set and work towards achieving your goals.
First, for your goal to be obtainable, it MUST be a SMART goal. SMART is an acronym.
The “S” stands for “Specific”. Specific goals are clear, concise, and easy to understand. Specific goals explain exactly what you want to do and how to do it. They are NOT lofty, ambiguous, “up in the air” goals that are difficult to understand.
The “M” stands for measurable. When a goal is measurable, it is quantifiable. If your goal is not measurable, there is no way to determine if it was successful or not. [Read more…] about Podcast Episode #30 — Goal Setting Made Easy — A Proven Goal Setting Strategy