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SMART Goal Setting

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Goals should be straightforward and emphasize what you want to happen. Specifics

help us to focus our efforts and clearly define what we are going to do. A specific
goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. To set
a specific goal you must answer the six "W" questions:
*Who: Who is involved?
*What: What do I want to accomplish?
*Where: Identify a location.
*When: Establish a time frame.
*Which: Identify requirements and constraints.
*Why: Specific reasons, purpose or benefits of accomplishing the goal.
EXAMPLE: A general goal would be, "Get in shape." But a specific goal would say,
"Join a health club and workout 3 days a week."
Measurable - Establish concrete criteria for measuring progress toward the

attainment of each goal you set. When you measure your progress, you stay on
track, reach your target dates, and experience the exhilaration of achievement that
spurs you on to continued effort required to reach ...

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