sure your goals are your own. Whose life is it? Do what means most to
you. Self-set goals are the best motivators!
your goals. This helps to lessen the odds of losing sight of your
goals and it increases your commitment.
high - provide a challenge - but make your goals realistic and
attainable. Good goals are never too easy or impossible.
They will help you grow.
should be as specific and measurable as possible. Don't say, "I
want a better job." Ask yourself: What kind of job? Making how
much money? In what industry? Living where? Requiring what kind of
skill? By when? Be specific with what you want this will save an
enormous amount of time and effort.
goal should have a target date. Never think of a goal as a goal until
you set a deadline for accomplishment.
your major goals for compatibility. Don't create goals in conflict
with one another.
revise and update your goals. As a growing person your needs will
change over time, and this means goals will have to be modified,
discarded and added from time to time.
flexibly. No goals should be carved in stone. We all change.