Here are 5 smart goal setting activities that will help you accomplish what you set out to do:

  1. Write down your goal – this is the easiest step.

    Start by writing down your goals. Don’t just write down what you think you can achieve. Write down what you would love to accomplish, no matter how crazy it may seem. Write down why they’re valuable to you.

  2. Set SMART goals – SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound.

    Studies have shown that SMART goals leads to higher performance 90% of the time when compared to simply “trying your hardest”. Here’s a detailed methodology of how to create SMART goals from the University of California. Read More

  3. Schedule the steps in your calendar and set reminders to make sure you are moving toward your goals.

  4. Take Immediate action – Kick start your goal writing process with a tangible action, something that will immediate create a sense of progress.

    Change happens as a result of lots of little steps, so don’t feel the need to start with a huge intimidating step. Celebrate your wins and review your goals regularly to help track your progress

  5. Tell a friend what you are going to do.

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