Growth Series Part 5: Goals

Begin with the end in mind. – Stephen Covey

Goals are what take us forward in life; they are the oxygen to our dreams.

Why is goal setting important? 

  1. Goals give you focus
  2. Goals allow you to measure progress
  3. Goals keep you locked in and not distracted

Practical tips to set goals: 

Set SMART Goals

SPECIFIC – Your goal must be clear and well defined.

MEASURABLE – Include precise amounts, dates, and so on in your goals so you can measure your degree of success.

ATTAINABLE – Make sure that it’s possible to achieve the goals you set.

RELEVANT – Goals should be relevant to the direction you want your life and career to take.

TIME BOUND – You goals must have a deadline. Again, this means that you know when you can celebrate success.

One half of knowing what you want, is knowing what you must give up before you get it. – Sidney Howard

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