Our Top Tips...
Firstly, make sure your goal is inspiring
– something that you are genuinely enthusiastic about, and will help you stay motivated. Visualize yourself reaching your goal – how does it feel?
But your goal must also be achievable
. Make sure it’s realistic so you don't end up feeling discouraged or frustrated! An achievable goal is one that will challenge your skills and abilities, but that’s still within your control.
A goal should be outcome-based
— what’s the end result you’ll achieve? Make sure you know how you will measure success.
your goals with someone will help you understand what really matters to you, and increase your commitment to them.
your goals helps you to be more specific. It also helps you commit to them.
Once you identify what you want to focus your development on, put concrete plans
in place to achieve your desired outcomes.
– this will help make sure you’re prepared to deal with them. List potential obstacles, and consider how you can overcome them, and who might be able to help.
Overcome unexpected setbacks by recognizing
what caused the problem and keeping a positive attitude, before refocusing
on your goal and resuming
with a new plan.
Finally, create the time to review
your goals on a regular basis to help you remain focused on your performance and growth.