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Goal setting

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Some tips on setting goals

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Goal setting

  1. 1. Vishwatosh Tripathi
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  3. 3. Agenda What is a Goal? Purpose, Aim, Target and Goal Types of Goal FRAME SMART To Do – For an effective Goal Setting Mistakes in Goal Setting Benefits of Goal Setting Summary 3
  4. 4. What is a Goal According to Merriam-Webster a goal is: the end toward which effort is directed. Goals are dreams and wants except a goal is more specific. 4
  5. 5. What constitutes a Goal Purpose: The WHY Target: The WHAT AIM: The HOW Goal: The Final Destination 5
  6. 6. Types of Goals Immediate Goals: 2-6 months from now. Short Term Goals: 1-4 years from now Long Term Goals: 5 + from now 6
  7. 7. Goal leading to vision and higher purpose 7
  8. 8. FRAME 8 Fantasize - Dream your wildest dreams and ask yourself: what do you want to be doing in 1 year? 5 years? What kind of person do I want to be? Reality - Fantasies can become reality, depending on how hard you are willing to work for them. Aim - Define your goal(s) by striking a balance between Fantasy and Reality; set a high but realistic goal. Method – Be truthful to yourself by narrowing your choices or goals to the ones you really intend to accomplish. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Evaluation - Process the results, but don’t make it the last step; evaluation should be on going.
  9. 9. SMART Goals I WANT TO BE RICH 9
  10. 10. SMART 10
  11. 11. SMART … I want to be a seasoned Doctor (The WHAT, Specific) by acquiring best medical training (The How, Specific) in next 10 years (Time Bound, Measurable, Realistic) and Earn Rs. 50 Crores (The WHY) by the time I retire. 11
  12. 12. Goal Setting 12
  13. 13. To Do – For an effective Goal Setting Review your Goals Outline strategies to reach your Goals and select the best of it Make specific plans to accomplish strategy Motivate yourself and others (if any associated with the Goal) Demand commitment of self and others Be flexible in making adjustment to reach the Goal 13
  14. 14. Motivation 14
  15. 15. Commitment 15
  16. 16. Alignment 16
  17. 17. What comes between you and you Goal 17
  18. 18. What comes between you and you Goal !!! 18
  19. 19. Mistakes in Goal Setting The goal was not written down. Rewards for achieving the goals were not given. The goal was unrealistic or not specific enough. The goal is not really believable or little commitment exists. Keep changing or switching goals with the weather The person who set the goal has not told anyone else for added accountability, help and support. The goal was not incorporated into a realistic plan that includes measurements, timelines and resources. 19
  20. 20. Benefits of Goal Setting As you have a set plan and you track and measure success regularly you tend to suffer less from stress and anxiety You are able to concentrate better as you have specific strategy and plans You have more self-confidence as you are in control Being in control helps you perform better Since you perform better you are happier 20
  21. 21. So what did we learn 21
  22. 22. Summary Make sure the goal you are working for is something you really want, not just something that sounds good. A goal can not contradict any of your other goals. Develop goals in the 6 areas of life: Family and Home Career and Finance Spiritual and Ethical Physical and Health Social and Cultural Mental and Educational Write your goal in the positive instead of the negative. Write your goal out in complete detail. By all means, make sure your goal is high enough. This is the most important, write down your goals. 22
  23. 23. Thank You 23

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