S.M.A.R.T.

I’ve mentioned goals and goal setting in my last two posts and I feel that I’d be remissed if I didn’t take some time to visit the┬áconcept of SMART goals. I’ve worked with a variety of people from all walks of life and I’ve find that roughly 50% are familiar with the SMART goals concept. However, 75% of the individuals who are familiar with it are uncertain what the SMART acronym stands for. I also find it interesting (and a little amusing) how many variations of the SMART acronym exist! I’ve heard some pretty common variations; I’ve also heard some that were so outlandish they were certainly made up on the spot or at the Hogwarts.

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