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.
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.
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.