Episode 15 - Creating goals that are SMART

In this episode, Jeff and Kristin discuss creating SMART goals using your SWOT analysis to improve your chances of success.

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Creating SMART goals 

If you have not listed to episode 14 on SWOT analysis, we highly recommend that you do that first. This episode is based on the information in episode 14. SMART stands for:

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Action-oriented
  • Realistic
  • Time specific

We go into detail in this episode discussing each of these items to make sure you are creating goals that matter. We also discuss ways our goal setting strategy has changed over the years and pitfalls to avoid.

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