Do you set goals such as “get more done” or “make more money” and then say that goal setting doesn’t work because you didn’t reach your goals? One problem is that you wouldn’t know if you did reach them. What does “more” mean—an increase of 10%? Doubling? Tripling? The first step toward getting what you want is setting SMART goals.
SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Based. Whether you are setting business or personal goals, SMART goal setting can help you set better goals, the kind of goals that you’re much more likely to achieve.
Let’s take a closer look at each part of a SMART goal: [Read more…]