Set Goals for What Matters

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Goals are powerful, especially if you choose only a few. But if you choose two or three realistic, specific goals, and write them down, you are likely to achieve them. But first, make sure you set goals for what matters most.

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Reading Goal

Execupundit

50 to 55 is a good goal [Photo by Kiwihug at Unsplash] Cultural Offering notes some calculations showing that you can read 200 books a year. I would say it depends on the type of books. Even allowing for some of the more challenging ones, it is not difficult to read at least 40 books a year.

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Moon Shot Goals

Leadership Freak

Realistic goals are useful, but a Moon-Shot-Goal is transformative. He spent 4 hours, 55 minutes, 23 seconds in space… Continue reading → Goals Leadership Development organizational successJohn Glenn becoming the first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962.

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Goals

Execupundit

Anderson Layman's Blog has some sage advice from Charlie Munger

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FREE Goal Planning Toolkit!

Survive Your Promotion

And 93% of employees don’t know how to make their goals actionable. The best thing you can do for your personal and professional development is build your goal planning skills. To help you do that, I’m offering a five part goal planning toolkit completely FREE!

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7 Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobson

If you've had a lapse in maintaining your New Year's resolutions for this year, it may be time to set a new goal for yourself. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Here are his seven tips for setting goals, whether are your workplace or away-from-work goals: Be clear and specific about what it is you are trying to accomplish. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

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Don’t just set SMART goals, set the RIGHT goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Goal setting is powerful. Research shows you are likely to perform at a higher level if you set SMART goals. But how do you know what are the right goals to set? Goals are milestones that mark the way on your journey. If you set the wrong goals, you will get sidetracked.

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Guaranteed Bull’s-Eye: How to Put Goal Achievement on Automatic

RapidStart Leadership

How can we be sure our efforts will lead to goal achievement? Here’s a unique way one person answered this question, and what we can learn about how to make sure our own efforts result in the goal achievement we hope for.

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Goal Setting Sucks!

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Goal Setting Sucks! Personal & Professional Development Goal setting goal achievement teleseminarThat is pretty strong language for me; but that is how many people feel about it.

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Create SMART Goals

Eric Jacobson

Too often, businesses don't have clearly defined goals and even less often specific plans to reach those goals. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Leadership Setting Goals SMART Goals

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The Three Goals of Feedback

Kevin Eikenberry

I believe the missing link is not understanding the true goals of feedback. The post The Three Goals of Feedback appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Every coach wants to give feedback that works.

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The Difference Between Mission Vision Purpose Strategy and Goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I am frequently asked about the difference between mission vision purpose strategy and goals, and where do values fit? The post The Difference Between Mission Vision Purpose Strategy and Goals appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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7 Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobson

Awhile back, I wrote about goals and the importance of having a plan in place to reach your goals. Today, I remembered reading these additional goal-setting tips from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

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Why Set Goals?

Kevin Eikenberry

Yesterday and today I have been working with an organization, and part of the work has been to talk about goals, goal setting, and goal achievement. The reality is that it is profoundly true and it urges us all to set goals.

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The Gift of Goals

Kevin Eikenberry

Achievement Leadership Learning Setting Goals Success coaching goals organizational successTwelve days ago I started a series of posts I called The 12 (Leadership) Days of Christmas.

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The Power of Goal Setting

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward's NY Times bestselling book, Launching a Leadership Revolution. It is important to be hungry and have ambition to change the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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3 Steps to Setting Achievable Goals

Ron Edmondson

Call them goals if you want. That seems to be a more popular word these days, but decide a few areas in which you want to see improvement, then put some goals in place to help you get there. To help you get started, let me share some thoughts on setting goals you can actually reach.

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Seven Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobson

If you''ve had a lapse in maintaining your New Year''s resolutions, it may be time to set a new goal for yourself. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

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The Secret Key to Goal Achievement

Kevin Eikenberry

It’s the time of year when thoughts begin to turn to goal achievement – especially when you haven’t made enough progress on the goals you set at the first of the year. The post The Secret Key to Goal Achievement appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Seven Tips For How To Set Goals

Eric Jacobson

If you had trouble maintaining your New Year's resolutions, it may be time to start thinking about how you'll set your goals for 2016. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

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Goal Failure: Mission (Almost) Accomplished

RapidStart Leadership

What happens when you set a goal and fail to achieve it? In January of this year I set a personal goal. Does goal failure make me a failure? The goal was to complete the Mile Run Trail Challenge Half Marathon on April 1 st in under two and a half hours.

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Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

She didn’t want to wait til New Year’s day to set her goals. When the clock struck midnight, she would have her goals in hand, along with a roadmap of how to reach them. Gianna asked me to help her work on setting her professional development goals, and this is the plan we came up with.

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Professional Development Goals for Work

Career Advancement

She didn’t want to wait til New Year’s day to set her goals. When the clock struck midnight, she would have her goals in hand, along with a roadmap of how to reach them. Gianna asked me to help her work on setting her professional development goals, and this is the plan we came up with.

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Goal Setting vs. Goal Sitting

Chris Brady

Perhaps the best course of action (and I can hardly believe I'm writing the words) is to line up with everyone else and set some 2011 goals for ourselves. So how can we set goals that won't disappear faster than a politician's promise? Goals must be specific 2.

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The Power of One Minute Goal Setting

Great Leadership By Dan

You learned it in Leadership 101: goal setting is the most powerful motivational tool in a leader’s toolkit. But is your goal setting up-to-date? Read a guest post from management and leadership guru Ken Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager over at About.com Management and Leadership: The Power of One Minute Goal Setting. goal setting goals ken blanchard one minute goal setting

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7 Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobson

Some of the best advice I''ve ever found about goal-setting are from two-time U.S. Here are his seven tips for setting goals , whether are your workplace or away-from-work goals: Be clear and specific about what it is you are trying to accomplish. Write your goals down.

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How To Create SMART Goals

Eric Jacobson

Too often, businesses don't have clearly defined goals and even less often specific plans to reach those goals. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Goals Leadership Setting Goals

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Why Goals Aren’t Enough

Kevin Eikenberry

If you have read very much of my writing, you’ve read that I believe that too much emphasis can be placed on goal setting. This isn’t because setting goals isn’t important, but because too many people exert effort to set goals, then relax as if the job is done. The post Why Goals Aren’t Enough appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How SMART Are Your Goals?

Nathan Magnuson

Zig Ziglar once said that “a goal properly set is halfway reached.” Of course it can take a lot of effort to slug through the dog days of execution, especially if your goal […].

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How To Create SMART Goals

Eric Jacobson

Too often, businesses don't have clearly defined goals and even less often specific plans to reach those goals. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Goals Leadership

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Linking Goals To Decision Making

Eric Jacobson

As you read the book, you'll gain a better understanding of: The power of decisions Why we make bad decisions How to deal with bad decisions How to deal with regret How to take control of decision making How goals and decisions can help each other Perhaps the most significant part of the book is the author's perspective on goals. Knowing your goals is the key to making good decisions ," says Whitaker. Because goals and decision-making are so intimately intertwined."

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Establishing Goals that Balance Stretch and Reality

Women on Business

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Daily Goal

Execupundit

Anderson Layman's Blog has one for each of us

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The Importance Of Goals In Decision Making

Eric Jacobson

As you read the book, you'll gain a better understanding of: The power of decisions Why we make bad decisions How to deal with bad decisions How to deal with regret How to take control of decision making How goals and decisions can help each other Perhaps the most significant part of the book is the author's perspective on goals. Knowing your goals is the key to making good decisions ," says Whitaker. Because goals and decision-making are so intimately intertwined."

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Get Real With Your Goals

Eric Jacobson

"People with clear, written goals accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine." - Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy Eric Jacobson Goal Setting Goals Leadership Setting Goals

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How To Create SMART Goals

Eric Jacobson

Too often, businesses don't have clearly defined goals and even less often specific plans to reach those goals. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Goals Setting Goals

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4th and Goal Every Day

Leading Blog

The secret is that it is fourth and goal every day. Phil Savage of the Crimson Tide Sports Network, explains in 4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama's Relentless Pursuit of Perfection , “Alabama goes for it.

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A Goal Must Have These Five Elements

Eric Jacobson

"The more specific you can be about your goal, the greater your level of success will be," explain authors Tom Pandola and James W. The authors explain that all goals must have these five elements : Goals must clarify a specific action or outcome.

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Goal Setting: Crash Test Dummy Edition

RapidStart Leadership

But too often these goals fall by the wayside before the snow has had a chance to melt. With all the writing I’ve been doing recently on goals, I thought it might be fun to put my money where my mouth is, set a New Year’s goal of my own in a public way, and see if I can stick to it.

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Six Things to Keep in Mind Before Goal Setting

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Although January is typically the time of year when we turn to goal setting, too often, it is a waste of time. How many times have you achieved all of your yearly goals? The problem is not with goals. Goals provide focus, create momentum and help us stay on track.

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ISIS Goals

Execupundit

Graeme Wood, writing in The Atlantic , on what ISIS really wants. An excerpt: There is a temptation to rehearse this observation—that jihadists are modern secular people, with modern political concerns, wearing medieval religious disguise—and make it fit the Islamic State.

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Ten Questions to Ask After Setting Your Goals

Kevin Eikenberry

Lots of people set goals. There are lots of reasons that happens, not the least of which is that people treat the goal setting process as an achievement; which it isn’t really. We don’t set goals as the outcome. We set goals to get goals. Far fewer achieve them.

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Avoid Goal Overload

The Organized Executive's Blog

If you focus on achieving one personal improvement goal at a time, you will have more success than if you try to accomplish multiple goals. Continue reading → Goals goals self-improvement

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