Goal Setting For Success
How To Set Realistic Goals & Achieve Them Successfully? Goal Setting & Personality Development
Goals that are set by athletes provide them direction, and motivation fills it up with fuel to keep everything---the mind, the body, the determination---going on and on. Motivation is what keeps athletes going and keep on striving, while goals, set through goal setting activities, put up targets and direction to help monitor and gauge the efforts and initiatives.
Be it a personal goal, career or professional goal, and even business planning, bringing this down into a paper will the practitioner to see the planned goal factually. But some important aspect of this "writing" process is omitted. In writing, just like in thinking, there are many steps. And if it is the first step of thinking, usually the "warm-up" period that is committed into writing, then the problem is in the making.
In fact the other and smaller goals should work in the service of this large goal of yours. 1. Career. What aspect of your career do you think needs an improvement? Or perhaps, ask yourself: is time for a new career? 2. Outlook or attitude. Is there a part of you, particularly on how you perceive things, that needs to be changed?
By knowing oneself better, and humbly admitting shortcomings and realizing talents and skills, one can estimate his or her own capability or capacity, which, in the long run, would be helpful in other and various aspects of life. Another, goal setting would give you something to measure your progress and would facilitate in evaluating whether you are close or are far from getting or achieving your ultimate target.
By that, measurability is ensured and set making it easier to gauge the effectiveness of certain goals and measures in achieving them. Achievable Of course, when setting employee goals, you should make sure that the goals set are achievable. Otherwise, the planning stage would only made futile and ineffective.
Just remember, however, that it is ultimately your decision because it is YOUR life. Don't let others decide for you. 3. Come up with alternatives. You ve got to have an alternative route for reaching your career goal. Sometimes, the road that you ve decided to embark on is simply impassable. But this should not deter you.