We use S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Specific - A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. To set a specific goal we have you answer the six "W" questions:
*Who: Who is involved?
*What: What do I want to accomplish?
*Where: Identify a location.
*When: Establish a time frame.
*Which: Identify requirements and constraints.
*Why: Specific reasons, purpose or benefits of accomplishing the goal.
Measurable – We will establish concrete criteria for measuring progress toward the attainment of each goal you set. To determine if your goal is measurable, we will ask questions such as......How much? How many? How will I know when it is accomplished? Goals should be measurable so we will need a yardstick for measuring outcomes.
Attainable - When we have identified goals that are most important to you, we will begin to figure out ways you can make them come true. We will develop the attitudes, abilities, skills, and financial capacity to reach them. Goals should be attainable.
Realistic - To be realistic, a goal must represent an objective toward which we are both willing and able to work. A goal can be both high and realistic; together we will decide just how high your goal should be. The goal is probably realistic if we truly believe that it can be accomplished. Goals should be relevant. The goal should be consistent with other goals established goals and fits with our immediate and long-range plans.
Time Bound - A goal must have a target date. If you desire to make a million dollars, but don't set the timeline for it, it won't be motivating. A deadline too far in the future is too easily put off. A goal that's set too close is not only unrealistic, it's discouraging.
A goal is not a plan; it's more like a wish list with (hopefully) a basis in reality.
Contact us. Tell us what your goal is. Together, we will work on a plan.
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