Goal Setting Guidance
Preparation • Preparation relates to how well you have planned and laid down the foundation for activities. • Goal Setting increases • Productivity • Performance • Motivation • Direction
Goal Setting • Spend time thinking out and planning life goals. • Long term goals need to be translated into smaller actionable tasks that can be worked on immediately. • The Process looks like…..
Vision • Vision is where you see yourself in the long term. • A personal mission statement allows you to realise what you want in the long term. • What is important to you: Your Values
Rationale for mission statement • What’s important to you? Your priorities. • Can help you to make difficult decisions. • It can help you realise how little time you have to accomplish the important things in life. • It can help to recognise when you are off course and steers you in the right direction.
Defining Core Values • Your top three core values along with a description of what carrying that value out is your mission statement. • Core Value: • Success means to me…..
Short-Term and Long Term Goals • We need goals to: • Clarify what you objectives are in life. • Direct you life in the right direction. • Enable you to decide what’s important. • Help you to monitor yourself towards a desired outcome. • To use your abilities most effectively.
Objectives • We need objectives to insure action. • What’s the difference between a goal and an objective? • How to set a good objective.
Spaghetti Model: A Good Objective • S-pecific: Measure your progress in numbers, jobs done. • P-otential Problems: If you realise what might go wrong you can overcome problems. • A-cceptable: The objective should be yours. • G-ift: Give y ourself a reward for completion. • H-ard Enough: A challenge. • E-valuate: Measurable
Spaghetti Model: A Good Objective • T-angible: Write objections down or you will change them. • T-ime: There should be an end in sight. • I-nspirational: A positive end.
Following up on objectives • Don’t study by time: By things that need to be done. • Use a to do list and tick off as you are going. • Identify activities with the highest benefit and focus on them.