Ep. #65 – Creating S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goals

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“What you GET by achieving your goals is not as important as what you BECOME by achieving your goals.”

– Henry David Thoreau – American Author, Poet and Philosopher

Summary

In this episode you’re going to learn one of the best and most comprehensive techniques for setting goals that will challenge you while also increasing the likelihood you’ll achieve them… tougher and more attainable goals? Yes… Listen…

Topics Discussed

  • I know you probably already know about S.M.A.R.T. goals. Why you still need to listen.
  • My example goal: I want to learn to play guitar
  • How to go from a general goal to a very specific goal
  • Making your goal measurable even when it only has one step.
  • Make sure your goals cause you to stretch without becoming unattainable.
  • Why an unrewarding goal will do more to cause failure than anything else.
  • The difference between a time-based and a time-bound goal.
  • Taking your goal from S.M.A.R.T. to S.M.A.R.T.E.R.
  • Have an expert evaluate (and re-evaluate) your goals
  • How to keep your goals from “fading away.”

Action Items

Write a S.M.A.R.T. or even S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goal sometime this week. Even if it’s just something fun; make a point of taking your goal from vague to S.M.A.R.T.E.R.

Get signed up for my upcoming free 30 minute webinar:

The Secret To Achieving Your Goals: The Missing Ingredient Most Overlook.

 

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P. Desmond Adams

A formerly frustrated entrepreneur who has learned how to go from dreamer to doer to done. I help you discover your purpose, explore your psyche, maximise your productivity, and grow your platform so you can bring your unique gift to the world and live the life you deserve.