What is a SMART Goal?
SMART is the key aspect and the best strategy to set proper goals. If you don’t know how to set goals, you can follow how SMART works. You will get the idea. When you set SMART goals, you will understand how to proceed in achieving your goals.
Why do you need to follow the SMART Goal-Setting Strategy?
SMART Stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-Bound.
SMART goal-setting will bring out what exactly you want, how you want, and when you want. When you start following the SMART strategy, you will answer 5 important questions that will determine whether you can set the goal and achieve it.
SMART Goal-Setting is about:
Is your goal SPECIFIC?
What do you want to achieve? What type of Goal is it? Is it a short-term goal? What are your long-term goals? Do you have any goals or tasks that you like to do before you complete your education?
Is your goal MEASURABLE?
Can you monitor your goal’s progress? How will you know if you have achieved it or Not? What’s the Measure or scale you have fixed for your goal?
Is your goal ATTAINABLE?
Can you achieve your goal? What do you want to accomplish with this Goal? What end-results do you want to get? How the outcome of your goal should be?
How REALISTIC is your Goal?
Is your goal a realistic one? Is it practically possible? Can we get the resources needed to accomplish this Goal? Can you tackle the difficulties in achieving this Goal?
What TIME-FRAME will it take?
Can you achieve it in a week/month? What type of Goal you have, and how much time will it take? When should you complete this Goal?
SMART goal-setting is a high backed method to achieve our goals practically and objectively.