Family – We all have families but what do you want to achieve in your family life? Maybe you want to start a family or reconnect with lost relatives? Friends – Close friendships form the foundation of our social circles, so whether it’s making new friends or spending more time with old ones, what would you like to happen? Finance – We all know money is important but how important is it to you? And where financially speaking do you want to be in your future? Travel – Are you a budding globe trotter with dreams of international jet setting or would you rather stay at home and have a quiet life? What are your goal for travel in the future. Career –Do you want to own your own company, work for a big corporation or just find a job that matches your lifestyle? What are your career goals? Health and Fitness – You’re Health and fitness are always important, but is it something your passionate about? Do you need a career that fits around the gym? Or a family that understand you’re all consuming goal to excel at a particular sport? Relationships – Looking for that special someone can take time, but do you want a relationship that fits around your career? Or are you happy to take the lead from someone else? Education – Whether it’s on the job training or going back to school we all keep learning in one form or another, but what do you want to achieve and where do you want to take your education? Recreation – We all need to make time to do the things we love, but do you have an all consuming passion that the rest of your life needs to fit around? Or just something you like to do on the odd weekend?
Specific 7 W’s *Who: Who is involved? *What: What do I want to accomplish? *Where: Identify a location. *When: Establish a time frame. *Which: Identify requirements and constraints. *Why: Specific reasons, purpose or benefits of accomplishing the goal. Measurable How Questions
SMART GOALS <ul><li>Specific - A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable - Establish concrete criteria for measuring progress toward the attainment of each goal you set. </li></ul><ul><li>Attainable - Make goals achievable, if you need to create action plans to break this down, but if it’s not achievable it won’t happen. </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic - To be realistic, a goal must represent an objective toward which you are both willing and able to work </li></ul><ul><li>Timely - A goal should be grounded within a time frame. With no time frame tied to it there's no sense of urgency </li></ul>