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Goal Settings

Published on 17.02.2021

Goal setting is considered as a powerful tool and process for shaping your ideal future and for motivating yourself to show your vision of the future into reality. Numerous individuals feel as if they’re adrift in the world. They put all their efforts and work hard, but they do not seem to go places worthwhile. The main reason for individuals to feel this way is because they haven’t spent enough time on research and setting goals. The important thing to achieve what you want is GOAL SETTING.

What is Goal Setting?

Goal setting is the way toward choosing what you need to achieve and formulating an arrangement to accomplish those ideal outcomes. First plan what you want to achieve and then strive towards it. This process helps you in achieving your goals and helps you to concentrate on your efforts. Goal setting can be guided by SMART criteria. SMART is defined as
  • S- Specific
  • M- Measurable
  • A-Attainable
  • R- Relevant
  • T- Time-bound

Why Set Goals?

Setting goals is seen as an important factor because it gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. For example, all the top-level athletes, successful businesspeople, other achievers in all levels of fields set goals and follow them. It centers your procurement of knowledge, helps you in organizing your time and resources. By defining goals, you can see your progress and it helps you in gaining confidence.

Set Goals that motivate you

Motivation is vital to achieving them. At the point when you set objectives, it's significant that they rouse you. This ensures that they are important to you, and there’s value in achieving that goal. And importantly set goals that are considered a high priority in your life. During the process, it is important to focus, because you may encounter many deviations and end up setting many goals. So achieving a goal requires utmost focus and commitment, else it might end up as a de-motivating factor.

SMART goals

As we discussed earlier SMART refers to specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. Specific goal refers to that your goals must be clear and well-defined. Also define your goals precisely, because it encourages you where you need to go and where you need to wind up. Measurable goal refers to setting up a meaningful and measurable goal so that you can measure your degree of success. Attainable goal is setting a realistic goal and making sure it is possible to achieve that goal. Realistic goal implies that goals should be realistic and career-oriented. Everyone knows that setting unrealistic goal is of no use and result in non-fulfillment. Time-bound is nothing but keeping the deadline. Working on a deadline helps you to work quickly and efficiently. The surge of urgency increases and thus results in the achievement of goals quicker.

Write your Goals

The actual demonstration of recording an objective makes it genuine and unmistakable. Post your objectives in noticeable spots to help yourself consistently to remember what it is you expect to do. This will go about as a steady update for you.

Action Plan

An action plan is an agenda for the steps or tasks you need to finish to accomplish the goals you have set. It is a step by step guide to achieving your goal. It is necessary as it enables you to track the progress and effectively plan things. An action plan helps you well prepared for the hindrance ahead and keeps you on track. With a viable activity plan, you can support your profitability and keep yourself centered.

Stick with it

One thing everyone has to remember is that goal setting is an on-going activity. Keep yourself with remainders to review your goals. Reward yourself once you achieve the goal you have set. Take time to celebrate your success and reward yourself in an appropriate way.

Cheran Group of Institutions offer extensive training to students and helps them in building a unique personality to present them in a global market. We also conduct sessions in college to provide required assistance for students in setting their goals.