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  • Goal Setting Understanding SMART Goals
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  • Five Principles of Goal Setting 1.Clarity 2.Challenge 3.Commitment 4.Feedback 5.Task Complexity
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  • Clarity Vague goals have limited motivational value SMART goals ensure clarity; they are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-bound
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  • Challenge People are more motivated by goals that are challenging Accomplishing challenging goals brings a sense of achievement Challenging goals lead to results that make a difference
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  • Commitment Goals must be understood and agreed upon if they are to be effective Agreed upon goals lead to commitment The harder the goal, the more commitment required If you have an easy goal, you dont need a lot of commitment to get it done
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  • Feedback Feedback provides opportunities to: Clarify expectations Adjust goal difficulty Gain recognition Provide opportunities for individuals to determine for themselves how theyre doing SMART goals are Measurable, which ensures clear feedback can be provided
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  • Task Complexity For complex tasks: Give the person sufficient time to meet the goal or improve performance Provide enough time for the person to practice or learn what is expected and required for success The whole point of goal setting is to facilitate success!
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  • Summary Use clear, challenging goals, and commit to achieving them Provide feedback on goal performance Consider the complexity of the task Remember: The point of goal setting is to facilitate success! Source: Lockes Goal Setting Theory: Understanding SMART Goal Setting - www.mindtools.comwww.mindtools.com