GREAT Goals are: a) Outcome focused. Once your WHY is understood (AND it’s a good & enthusiastic WHY) you’re 90% there! b) In line with your values. The more a goal aligns with your inner or core values – the EASIER it will be to achieve. Note: You can achieve goals that don’t align with your values but it’s usually harder and less satisfying. c) Stated in the positive. Example. “I want healthy fingernails” rather than “I want to stop biting my nails”
Specific (so you know exactly what you are trying to achieve)
Measurable (so you know when you have achieved it!)
Action-oriented (so you can DO something about it!)
Realistic (so it IS achievable) and
Time-Bound (has a deadline)
Focusing on the Outcome:
- 1. What is it that you REALLY want here? Dig deep…
- 2. What is the SPECIFIC OUTCOME that you are looking for?
- 3. What is the PAIN for you of NOT achieving your goal?
Time to take action. Goals are more than just thoughts, they are a foundation builders for and amazing life.