Setting and Keeping Goals <ul><li>Presented by Shanna Kurpe </li></ul>
Agenda <ul><li>Obstacles to Setting Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Setting Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for Setting ...
Obstacles to Goal-Setting <ul><li>Ignorance  </li></ul><ul><li>Fear </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy </l...
Why Do We Set Goals? <ul><li>Gives Us Something to Aim For </li></ul><ul><li>Helps Us Stay Focused </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps...
Characteristics of an Effective Goal <ul><li>Targeted </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable  </li></ul><ul><li>Attainable </li></ul...
How to Set and Maintain Goals <ul><li>Elect General Objectives for the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Targeted Goals to Me...
Goal-Setting Worksheet Objective Goals Milestones Rewards
Elect General Objectives Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop  Personal Brand Become a  Better Designer Extend Profe...
Develop Targeted Goals Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop  Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Submit Art for...
Create Tangible Milestones Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop  Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Create sit...
Establish a Reward System Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop  Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Create site...
The End <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/skurpe </li></ul>
Photo Credits <ul><li>GoalsGoneSocial.com.  Setting Goals.  Web. Accessed 26 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Haidet, Ryan....
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How Web Designers can Set Goal for 2012

  1. 1. Setting and Keeping Goals <ul><li>Presented by Shanna Kurpe </li></ul>
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Obstacles to Setting Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Setting Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for Setting Goals </li></ul>
  3. 3. Obstacles to Goal-Setting <ul><li>Ignorance </li></ul><ul><li>Fear </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Do We Set Goals? <ul><li>Gives Us Something to Aim For </li></ul><ul><li>Helps Us Stay Focused </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps Us Motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances Our Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Pushes Us to Achieve Greater Things </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a Roadmap from Point A to B </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characteristics of an Effective Goal <ul><li>Targeted </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable </li></ul><ul><li>Attainable </li></ul><ul><li>“Inked” </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Set and Maintain Goals <ul><li>Elect General Objectives for the Year </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Targeted Goals to Meet Your Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Create Milestones for Achieving Your Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Reward Yourself for Meeting Your Milestones </li></ul>
  7. 7. Goal-Setting Worksheet Objective Goals Milestones Rewards
  8. 8. Elect General Objectives Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop Personal Brand Become a Better Designer Extend Professional Network Give Back to the Community
  9. 9. Develop Targeted Goals Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Submit Art for an Award Become a Better Designer Get a 3-Month Internship Attend One Design Conference Extend Professional Network Join a Design Club/Group Develop a LinkedIn Profile Give Back to the Community Donate 5 Design Hours a Month Join a Design Club Committee
  10. 10. Create Tangible Milestones Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Create sitemap, wireframe & comps Develop HTML/CSS, etc. Submit Art for an Award List awards and deadlines Prepare artwork for submission Become a Better Designer Get a 3-Month Internship List companies and positions Prepare resume, cover letter and apps. Attend One Design Conference List conferences, costs and dates Select and complete registration form Extend Professional Network Join a Design Club/Group List groups, benefits and fees Submit application and pay dues Develop a LinkedIn Profile Upload picture, bio and work history Connect with colleagues and groups Give Back to the Community Donate 5 Design Hours a Month List organizations in need with contact Call contact and set-up meeting Join a Design Club Committee List open positions, responsibilities, etc. Contact committee chair
  11. 11. Establish a Reward System Objective Goals Milestones Rewards Develop Personal Brand Launch a Personal Website Create sitemap, wireframe & comps Buy a new stock photo or icon set Develop HTML/CSS, etc. Favorite drink at Starbucks w/friend Win a Design Award List awards and deadlines Throw a dinner party with close friends and family to celebrate Prepare artwork and send submission Become a Better Designer Get a 3-Month Internship List conferences, costs and dates Take 30-minutes of “me-time” Select and complete registration form Buy a new moleskin sketchbook Attend One Design Conference List companies and positions Enjoy a round of beers with my closest friends to celebrate Prepare resume, cover letter and apps. Extend Professional Network Join a Design Club/Group List groups, benefits and fees Buy a new stock photo or icon set Submit application and pay dues Favorite drink at Starbucks w/friend Develop a LinkedIn Profile Upload picture, bio and work history Relax on the couch with a new movie, popcorn and my best friend Connect with colleagues and groups Give Back to the Community Donate 5 Design Hours a Month List organizations in need with contact An hour to relax on a park bench with my favorite book Call contact and set-up meeting Join a Design Club Committee List open positions, responsibilities, etc. Take 30-minutes of “me-time” Contact committee chair Buy a new moleskin sketchbook
  12. 12. The End <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.slideshare.net/skurpe </li></ul>
  13. 13. Photo Credits <ul><li>GoalsGoneSocial.com. Setting Goals. Web. Accessed 26 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Haidet, Ryan. Survivor: Gabon - Alliances Flip for Another Blindside! 11 December 2008. Web. Accessed 26 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Kaija, Lea. 2012, Here Goes Nothing. 31 December 2011. Web. Accessed 25 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa. The Right Goals Can Keep You On Target. 25 April 2011. Web. Accessed 26 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Mad Dog and Glory. The Greatest Goals Ever Scored #42 Wegerle QPR vs Leeds United. 14 January 2012. Web. Accessed 25 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Suchecki, Dawn. Goals Goals Goals. 2012. Web. Accessed 25 January 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Travers, Dallas. How to Design Your Best Year Yet. 2 December 2012. Web. Accessed 25 January 2012. </li></ul>

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