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Achieve Personal Goals

SMART goals help improve achievement and success. A SMART goal clarifies exactly what is expected and the measures used to determine if the goal is achieved and successfully completed.

A SMART goal is:

  • Specific (and strategic): Linked to position summary, departmental goals/mission, and/or overall School of Medicine goals and strategic plans. Answers the question—Who? and What?
  • Measurable: The success toward meeting the goal can be measured. Answers the question—How?
  • Attainable: Goals are realistic and can be achieved in a specific amount of time and are reasonable.
  • Relevant (results oriented): The goals are aligned with current tasks and projects and focus in one defined area; include the expected result.
  • Time framed: Goals have a clearly defined time-frame including a target or deadline date.

Set a Ladder of Goals to Climb

Because we only have a finite amount of time, it’s foolish to attempt to conquer the world in a day. Set monthly goals that will step you to your ultimate goal in a reachable and reasonable time frame. Set goals not only for you, but for your team! Your team will be your support group and this group is a vital entity to your success. This will help you maintain consistency in taking action even when the going gets tough.

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Work Constantly Towards Achieving Goals

You cannot reach your goals if you do not take action. More than anything, successfully achieving any goal hinges on the simple act of making a decision to absorb yourself fully in the process of getting things done – actually taking action. EZ Stats creates an awareness so that you can create actions that allow you to achieve you goal.

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Keep Track of Goals

Reviewing your goals regularly will help you to determine if any adjustments are required. In addition, monitoring your progress can motivate your team.

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