Personal Goal Setting

Personal Goal Setting

Plan (s) how we want to live our life

Everyone want to live life on his/her own way. They feel that if they plan their life then of course their decisions, tours, moments and schedule of other things will be pre-planned.

So, They set out a major journey with no real idea of destination? Probably not!

Do You want to set goal ?

Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your vision of this future into reality.

The process of setting goals helps you choose where you want to go in life. By knowing precisely what you want to achieve, you know where you have to concentrate your efforts. You’ll also quickly spot the distractions that can, so easily, lead you astray.

Starting to Set Personal Goals

You set your goals on a number of levels:

  • First you create your “big picture” of what you want to do with your life (or over, say, the next 10 years), and identify the large-scale goals that you want to achieve.
  • Then, you break these down into the smaller and smaller targets that you must hit to reach your lifetime goals.
  • Finally, once you have your plan, you start working on it to achieve these goals.

Setting Lifetime Goals

  • Career
  • Financial
  • Education
  • Family
  • Artistic
  • Attitude
  • Physical
  • Pleasure

Setting Smaller Goals

Once you have set your lifetime goals, set a five-year plan of smaller goals that you need to complete if you are to reach your lifetime plan.

Then create a one-year plan, six-month plan, and a one-month plan of progressively smaller goals that you should reach to achieve your lifetime goals. Each of these should be based on the previous plan.

SMART Goals

  • S – Specific (or Significant).
  • M – Measurable (or Meaningful).
  • A – Attainable (or Action-Oriented).
  • R – Relevant (or Rewarding).
  • T – Time-bound (or Trackable).

Further Goal Setting Tips

  • State each goal as a positive statement
  • Be precise
  • Set priorities
  • Write goals down
  • Keep operational goals small
  • Set performance goals, not outcome goals
  • Set realistic goals

 

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