Arnold Schwarzenegger Make Exercise & Goal Setting Part of Life, Part 2 of 3, Johnny Carson
Be it a personal goal, career or professional goal, and even business planning, bringing this down into a paper will the practitioner to see the planned goal factually. But some important aspect of this "writing" process is omitted. In writing, just like in thinking, there are many steps. And if it is the first step of thinking, usually the "warm-up" period that is committed into writing, then the problem is in the making.
It's true that you must have a list of your goals but it doesn't mean that this couldn't be changed. Even the U.S. Constitution has its amendments. On this note, its good to touch on a little of this much abused set-realistic-goals mantra. If you would concentrate on this, you would soon realize that your goal is undoable because you're bound to come across with a person with goals that contradicts your goal.
By being specific, you also set measurability of an action, so you can check every now and then the progress you are doing over a goal. Be realistic on setting goals. Do not set goals, which are, in general and from the start, impossible to achieve. Adults and analytic people know how to be realistic most of the time.
Your colleagues experiences in the workplace can be a rich source of knowledge in terms of performance assessment. Of course, you will not poke into their private lives even in informal talks, or even in jest, as they may reveal some development on their personal career. Performance goal in the company If you re an executive or officer of a company, part of your responsibilities will include setting performance goals.
They may not share your concept on how to do things but if these people share your vision, they will at least give you alternative routes in reaching your goal. These alternative routes represent their own view with the world and their belief in doing things. This process will give you the chance to improve your precepts or ideas.
You can always help your teenage kids dream better about their future. They have so much to learn, and as a parent or a guardian, it is your responsibility to make sure their dreams are on the right path and are achievable and reasonable. Doing such would enable you to effectively carry out your tasks and responsibility as a good and wise guardian or parent.