Setting SMART Goals

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Setting SMART Goals

  1. 1. SETTING SMART GOALS
  2. 2. What are SMART Goals?
  3. 3. SMART Goals: A powerful tool to define or refine your career journey.
  4. 4. Who sets SMART Goals?
  5. 5. Anyone who needs to clearly articulate their personal or professional goals.
  6. 6. Starting your career? Growing your career? Pivoting to a new career? Then setting SMART goals can help you bring your career vision to life.
  7. 7. What does SMART stand for?
  8. 8. SPECIFIC SMART Stellar goals are crystal clear and well-defined. They act as a magnet, focusing your attention along your career journey. EXAMPLE: "I want to work for a consulting firm with offices in more than 50 countries."
  9. 9. MEASURABLE SMART Goals that contain specific numbers or dates keep you on track and provide a way to measure your success. EXAMPLE: "I will join three industryrelated LinkedIn groups and add comments at least once a week."
  10. 10. ATTAINABLE SMART Realistic yet challenging goals let you celebrate your achievements and provide personal satisfaction. EXAMPLE: "I want to start my own business using the strengths and skills that I have developed over the years."
  11. 11. RELEVANT SMART Relevant career goals align with the direction you want your life to take. EXAMPLE: "I want a job that gives me more time with my family."
  12. 12. TIME-BASED SMART You set a deadline for your career goals, so there's a sense of urgency and you know when you can celebrate success. EXAMPLE: "I will enroll in a certificate program within the next three months."
  13. 13. Specific Measurable A ttainable Relevant T ime-based

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