how to set goals

Why should you set goals?
By setting goals you will recognize your ability and competence in achieving the goals that you have set.This will also raise your self-confidence .Besides that you will know whats your negative points.By knowing your negative point,you can find ways to improve.

What goals to set?
To set goal ,it must first be important to you and something that you want.
Financial,social,mental,spiritual,health,career,family and home,physical are the area where you can make goals on.

There are two type of Goals.They are short-term and long term goals.
Long-term goals can take about four to five years to achieve.
Short term goals can be reached in one to two years or even in six month depend on you goals.

You goal must be:
S = Specific
M = Measurable
A = Attainable
R = Realistic
T = Timely

Specific-what,why, how
What information do I have?
What information do I need? Where can I get it?
What skills do I need to master?
What other resources should I use?
Why is this important to do at this time?
What do you want to ultimately accomplish?
Is this the best way to do it, or is there some other way?

Choose a goal with measurable progress, so you can see the change occur.Break each goal of your goal into sub tasks that need to be completed.This will make it easy for you to achieve it.Outline the steps needed to achieve it and put it into your daily plan.Use your daily to-do list as a means to reach even your lifetime goals. Now that you've divided your goals into achievable tasks, incorporate those tasks into your list and pick them off, one at a time.

A goal needs to stretch you slightly so you feel you can do it and it will need a real commitment from you.Write it down in complete detail.
Paste it somewhere visible like beside your mirror.It acts as a reminder everyday. Have a positive statement and express your goals positively.Besides that consider possible blocks and ways of dealing with them.

RealisticWhen you set a goal ,it must be realistic.not too high or too low.Having goals that too high will make you sad when you realise that you cannot achieve it.Some set their goal too low ,afraid of being a failure or take it too easy.

Set a deadlines and time frame for the goal: for next week, in three months.
Commit to carrying out your plan of action within the specific time frame.
Review and re-prioritize your goals regularly and when you suffer inevitable setbacks. You may find that they change over time, or that certain objectives get put on hold while you work on other

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