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Go to work on your career


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Simple clear guidance on how to set goals and objectives. Answer the questions yourself - or get a friend to help.

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  1. 1. Setting goals Eileen Abbess [email_address]
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Why you need a goal … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for further help </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ One should always have a definite objective, in a walk, as in life.  It is so much more satisfying to reach a target by personal effort than to wander aimlessly.  An objective is an ambition and life without ambition is – well – aimless wandering.” Alfred Wainright
  4. 4. <ul><li>Answer the questions on the following three slides </li></ul><ul><li>They will help you describe your goal(s) … </li></ul>TIP: Talk through the questions with someone – it will make it easier
  5. 5. Purpose <ul><li>What do you want? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes this important? </li></ul><ul><li>What will this give you? </li></ul>GOAL SETTING NEEDS YOU
  6. 6. Direction <ul><li>What steps are needed to get there? </li></ul><ul><li>Are these steps within your control? </li></ul><ul><li>What will you do today ? </li></ul>Today
  7. 7. Reward <ul><li>What type of reward to you want? </li></ul><ul><li>How will you measure your reward? </li></ul>£££ <ul><li>How will you know you have got there? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Next steps Do what you said you would do today
  9. 9. Further reading <ul><li>How to get your goal </li></ul><ul><li>Get the life you want </li></ul><ul><li>An inspiring story of getting her goal </li></ul><ul><li>And many more ( click here ) </li></ul>