If you never made “S.M.A.R.T.” goals before, you’re missing out on a great tactic. Your goals will be taken to the next level with this easy to remember technique.
When setting goals make them:
S – SPECIFIC | Have a narrowed focus on exactly what you want to achieve. This sets up a clear bulls-eye target for yourself.
M – MEASURABLE | When setting goals, make sure you can track your progress, assess how you are doing, and make needed changes.
A – ACHIEVABLE | Be realistic while stretching your abilities. If you set out to achieve the unattainable, it may only lead to frustration.
R – RELEVANT | Especially when making goals for work or school, it is important that they fit with your overall mission or purpose.
T – TIME BOUND | Have a deadline in mind. This keeps you accountable.
Creating SMART goals is a technique that you will master with practice. By making your goals “smart” you are setting yourself up for success.