How to set goals
For the question of how to set goals, we have a very simple process that you can go through to set your personal goals. These steps can help you achieve your dreams and goals more easily.
1. Identify your personal values and mission statement.
Your personal value is the big direction. If you can identify your personal values, your personal goal will not go wrong. The starting point of all achievement is desire.
For the best way to finger out your personal values, I will discuss this in details in
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2. Figure out the goals you want to achieve.
After you know your personal values, find out what you really want to achieve in every life aspects. Life has many aspects and in order to lead a happy life, you should set goals in every aspects.
Setting personal goals
shows these life aspects.
Personal SWOT analysis
is a look at you and your life. It is a tool to help you find out if the goals is achievable.
3. Write your goals down. Make sure the goals are SMART and they are top quality goals.
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Write them down. Please pay attention to this. You must write your goals down on a piece of paper. If not, they will only become dreams. See more details in
You should limit your goals to between 5 and 6 at any one time. To achieve your goals you have to focus your efforts and energy. As you progress and complete goals, you may add new goals.
4. List the skills and knowledge required to reach your goal.
Success needs a lot of preparation. If you want to be successful, you need to prepare well. Nothing happens just by accident. Take a look at all of the factors that are keeping you from accomplishing your goal and develop a plan to overcome them.
You also need to find out the people or group you need to work with to reach your goals. Fully mobilize all the factors to help you achieve the goals.
5. Develop a personal action plan.You need to make a detailed schedule according to your goals. Develop an
personal action plan
and follow them.
6. Review your progress and update your goals accordingly.
Make sure you are making progress. If not, analyze why the goal is not being met. Find a coach or friend to help you if you have trouble. Realize your goals step by step. Find out more of monitoring the
process of goal setting
7. Celebrate your success
At last you achieve your goals. Congratulations! Thanks for your hard work and you have succeeded.
8. Start the process all over again.
When you have achieved a goal, you may set a new one from the beginning. Cultivate good goal setting habits.
Goal setting is a life long process. Once you have completed one goal, you should work on a new goal. You are walking your way to success.
Now you understand how to set goals. Here is one of the
examples of goal setting
to help you understand the whole process of how to set goals.
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