Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 1
Goals should be worded as positive statements: Express your goals positively,
‘moving toward’ something as opposed to ‘running away from’ it is a powerful
source of motivation
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 2
Goals should be prioritized: Prioritize your goals to avoid overwhelm. Set
small, realistic goals in line with what is important to you.
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 3
Goals should be recorded: Written down goals are more likely to be achieved.
Having them somewhere in ‘your mind’ makes it less tangible and therefore
difficult to achieve.
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 4
Goals should be easy to measure: Making goals measurable helps to reveal your
progress. and increases your sense of urgency
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 5
Goals should be specific: You goals should be clear and well defined; clarity is
an extremely important component in the achieving of goals.
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 6
Goals should be time bound: Including dates and time markers ensure that your
goals are precise and you can recognise once you achieve them.
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 7
Goals should be adaptable: Being flexible cause s you to be realistic about your
goals and not given to discouragement.
Personal Power Tools: Goal setting 8
Goals should move you forward: Using the right techniques gives you momentum to
reach your goals.