Stellar goals are crystal clear and
well-deﬁned. They act as a magnet, focusing
your attention along your career journey.
"I want to work for a
consulting ﬁrm with ofﬁces
in more than 50 countries."
Goals that contain speciﬁc numbers or dates
keep you on track and provide a way to
measure your success.
"I will join three industryrelated LinkedIn groups
and add comments at least
once a week."
Realistic yet challenging goals let you
celebrate your achievements and provide
"I want to start my own
business using the strengths
and skills that I have
developed over the years."
Relevant career goals align with the direction
you want your life to take.
"I want a job that gives me
more time with my family."
You set a deadline for your career goals, so
there's a sense of urgency and you know
when you can celebrate success.
"I will enroll in a certiﬁcate
program within the next