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Setting goals

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Setting Goals in Life is a key for Success, but it needs clear steps to do.

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Setting goals

  1. 1. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Creating your future personal goals Ashraf Morsy Training Manager – Suecal Pharma Professional Certified Trainer, AUC. Cairo Goal Setting 11/9/2015 1
  2. 2. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Learning Objectives To Understand: • The definition of Goals. • The importance of setting personal goal philosophy To Develop and Apply: • Steps of personal goal setting. • Review and updates plans for goal achievement. • The rewarding aspects of a setting goals. 11/9/2015 2
  3. 3. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUCCopy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC “When a man doesn’t know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind” Basic Rule 11/9/2015 3
  4. 4. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUCCopy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Goal definition©  Goal is: “A desired result that a person or a system, aim to reach through plans and commitments to achieve” “A personal desired end-point in some sort of assumed development” 11/9/2015 4
  5. 5. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • Many people work hard, but don't get anywhere worthwhile. • A key reason that they feel this way is: – They haven't spent enough time thinking about what they want from life. – Haven't set themselves formal goals. – After all, would you set out on a major journey with no real idea of your destination? Probably not! 11/9/2015 5
  6. 6. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for motivating yourself to turn your vision of this future into reality. 11/9/2015 6
  7. 7. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • The process of setting goals helps: – Choose where you want to go in life. – Know where you have to concentrate your efforts. – Spot the distractions to avoid. 11/9/2015 7
  8. 8. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • Models of setting goals: Top-level athletes. Successful business-people. Achievers in all fields. 11/9/2015 8
  9. 9. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • Added values of goal setting: Long-term vision. Short-term motivation . Focuses your acquisition of knowledge and skills. Organize your time and resources. 11/9/2015 9
  10. 10. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Setting Personal Goal Philosophy • Added values of goal setting: Take pride in Minor successors. You will also raise your self-confidence. 11/9/2015 10
  11. 11. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Set Personal Goals 1. Create "big picture“. (>10 years). 2. Break down into the smaller goals. 3. Develop plan, start working.  Lifetime goals -------------  Next five years -------------  Next year -----------  Next month ----------------  Next week ----------------  Today ---------------  Start moving towards them. 11/9/2015 11 Life time Goal Medium time Goal Daily and monthly Goal
  12. 12. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals Create "big picture” 11/9/2015 12
  13. 13. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals 1. Consider what you want to achieve in your lifetime: (or at least, by a significant and distant age in the future). – It gives overall perspective, shapes all aspects of your decision making. – Give a broad, balanced coverage of all important areas in your life. – Set goals in categories of your own (important to you): – Career - Financial – Education - Family – Artistic - Attitude – Physical - Pleasure – Public Service - What else? 11/9/2015 13
  14. 14. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals • Career – What level do you want to reach in your career? – What do you want to achieve? • Financial – How much do you want to earn, by what stage? – How is this related to your career goals? • Education – Is there any knowledge you want to acquire in particular? – What information and skills will you need to achieve other goals? • Family – Do you want to be a parent? – How are you going to be a good parent? – How do you want to be seen by a partner or members of your family? • Artistic – Do you want to achieve any artistic goals? 11/9/2015 14
  15. 15. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals • Attitude – Is any part of your mindset holding you back? – Is there any part of the way you behave upsets you? (If so, set a goal to improve your behavior or find a solution to the problem.) • Physical – Are there any athletic goals that you want to achieve, or do you want good health deep into old age? What steps are you going to take to achieve this? • Pleasure – How do you want to enjoy yourself? • Public Service – Do you want to make the world a better place? If so, how? • What Else …………………… ? – Do you want to achieve any other goals? 11/9/2015 15
  16. 16. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals 2. Spend some time Brainstorming these things. 3. Select goals in each category reflect what you want to do. 4. Trimming again to have a small number of really significant goals that you can focus on. • Make sure that goals are ones that you genuinely want to achieve, not ones that your parents, family, or employers might want. (If you have a partner, you probably want to consider what he or she wants – however, make sure that you also remain true to yourself!) 11/9/2015 16
  17. 17. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 1: Setting Lifetime Goals • Tip: • Consider it as your future Personal Mission Statements© . • It brings your most important goals into sharp focus. 11/9/2015 17
  18. 18. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 2: Setting Smaller Goals 11/9/2015 18
  19. 19. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 2: Setting Smaller Goals 1. Set a five-years plan of smaller goals. 2. Create a one-year plan. 3. Develop six-month plan. 4. List one-month plan. “Smaller goals you should reach to achieve your lifetime goals” 5. Create a daily To-Do List you should do today to achieve lifetime goals. “At an early stage, your smaller goals might be: 1. Read books. / 2. Gather information. / 3. Search for models. “Helps you to improve quality and realism of goal setting” 6. Finally, review your plans. 11/9/2015 19
  20. 20. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 2: Setting Smaller Goals • Tip: • You must pay enough attention to certain Life/Career Balance. 11/9/2015 20
  21. 21. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 3: Staying on Course© • Keep the process going by: – Reviewing. – Updating your To-Do List on a daily basis. – Periodically review the longer term plans. – Modify them to reflect your changing priorities and experience. (It’s good to schedule regular reviews using a computer-based diary.) 11/9/2015 21
  22. 22. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 4: SMART Goals© • Make your goals powerful by using the SMART technique. • While there are plenty of variants, SMART usually stands for: S – Specific (or Significant). M – Measurable (or Meaningful). A – Attainable (or Action-Oriented). R – Relevant (or Rewarding). T – Time-bound (or Track able). • Example: o My Goal is o "to sail around the world". Vs. o "To complete my trip around the world by December 31, 2015." 11/9/2015 22
  23. 23. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 5: Guidelines for Setting Your Goals 1) State each goal as a positive statement:  Express your goals positively .  Example: "Execute this technique well" Vs. "Don't make this stupid mistake." 2) Be precise:  Set precise goals, putting in dates, times and amounts (to measure).  To know you achieved goal and take satisfaction from achievement 11/9/2015 23
  24. 24. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 5: Guidelines for Setting Your Goals 3) Set priorities:  When you have several goals, give each a priority.  Cause and Effect Model (Activity first, then Results).  Helps to direct your attention to the most important ones. 4) Write goals down:  This crystallizes them and gives them more force. 5) Keep operational goals small:  Keep the low-level goals small and achievable.  Keeping goals small and incremental gives more opportunities for reward (Minor successors keep you motivated). 11/9/2015 24
  25. 25. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 5: Guidelines for Setting Your Goals • Set performance goals, not outcome goals: – Set goals over which you have as much control as possible. – It can be disappointing to fail in achieving personal goal for reasons beyond your control! • In business: – These reasons could be bad business environments or unexpected effects of government policy. • In sport: – They could include poor judging, bad weather, injury, or just plain bad luck. – Keep control over the achievement of your goals, and draw satisfaction from them. 11/9/2015 25
  26. 26. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Step 5: Guidelines for Setting Your Goals • Set realistic goals: – It's important to set goals that you can achieve. – All (for example, employers, parents, media, or society) can set unrealistic goals for you. – They will often do this in ignorance of your own desires and ambitions. – It's also possible to set goals that are too difficult because: • You might not appreciate obstacles. • You might not understand quite how much skill you need to develop. 11/9/2015 26
  27. 27. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Achieving Goals 11/9/2015 27
  28. 28. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Achieving Goals • When you achieve a goal, take time to enjoy. • Observe the progress that you've made towards other goals. • With the experience of having achieved this goal, review the rest of your goal plans: – If you achieved the goal too easily, make your next goal harder. – If the goal took a hard length of time to achieve, make the next goal a little easier. – If you learned something that would lead you to change other goals, do so. – If you noticed a deficit in your skills despite achieving the goal, decide whether to set goals to fix this. 11/9/2015 28
  29. 29. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Achieving Goals • Tip 1: – Set yourself up for success when it comes to your goals. • Tip 2: • It's important to remember that failing to meet goals does not matter much. “learn from experience”. • Feed learned lessons back into the process of setting your next goals. • Remember that your goals will change as time goes on. • Adjust goals regularly to reflect growth in your knowledge and experience. • If goals do not hold any attraction any longer, consider letting them go. 11/9/2015 29
  30. 30. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Example Personal Goals • For her New Year's Resolution, Susan has decided to think about what she really wants to do with her life. • Her lifetime goals are as follows: – Career – "To be managing editor of the magazine that I work for." – Artistic – "To keep working on my illustration skills. Ultimately I want to have my own show in our downtown gallery." – Physical – "To run a marathon." • Now that Susan has listed her lifetime goals, she then breaks down each one into smaller, more manageable goals. 11/9/2015 30
  31. 31. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Example Personal Goals • Let's take a closer look at how she might break down her lifetime career goal – becoming managing editor of her magazine: – Five-year goal: "Become deputy editor." – One-year goal: "Volunteer for projects that the current Managing Editor is heading up." – Six-month goal: "Go back to school and finish my journalism degree." – One-month goal: "Talk to the current managing editor to determine what skills are needed to do the job." – One-week goal: "Book the meeting with the Managing Editor." • As you can see from this example, breaking big goals down into smaller, more manageable goals makes it far easier to see how the goal will get accomplished. 11/9/2015 31
  32. 32. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Example Personal Goals • Tip: • Use one of the successful tested template to organize your goals. 11/9/2015 32
  33. 33. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Summary • Goal setting is an important method of: – Deciding what you want to achieve in your life. – Separating what's important from what's irrelevant, or a distraction. – Motivating yourself. – Building your self-confidence, based on achievement of goals. 11/9/2015 33
  34. 34. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Summary • Set your lifetime goals first. • Then, set a five-year plan of smaller goals. • Keep process by regularly reviewing and updates. • Take time to enjoy the satisfaction of achieving your goals when you do so. • If you don't already set goals, do so. • Starting now. 11/9/2015 34
  35. 35. Copy rights © 2015 Education materials , Dr. A. Morsy Professional Certified Trainer , AUC Good Luck 11/9/2015 35

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