Now that we've talked about identifying your goals, let's talk more about how to get there. First, though, here's a re-cap of the process: So, last week, we figured out how to identify our goals. The system we discussed was the SMART system; there are others as well. However, If you look at the process involved in setting and achieving goals, it breaks down into a series of "whats" and "hows" and looks something like this:
WHAT: What do you want to do?
Identifying and Setting Goals
HOW, Pt. 1: Generating ideas for how you can do it
- “I want to…”
HOW, Pt. 2: Committing to certain steps and building in accountability
- “I could try…”
WHAT: Doing it!!
- “I will…” and “I’ll keep on track by…”
HOW, Pt. 3: How well did it go?
- “I am doing…”
- “I did… and it worked/didn’t work… Next time, I could…”