At the beginning of the year, many employees set workplace goals or resolutions to achieve throughout the year. It is said only 8% of individuals who set resolutions actually meet them.
We are now coming to the end of the second month of the year. Have you started on any of your 2015 workplace objectives? What goals have you already given up on?
Mastery wants to help you be within the 8% of individuals who set resolutions and actually meet them. The first step in setting goals is to start with the basics. Don’t make your workplace goals complex. SMART goals should be Specific; Measurable; Attainable; Relevant, and Time-bound. Here are four steps that will help you when setting your workplace goals:
1. Start off small – As mentioned earlier, make your goals basic. Don’t get complex. Start with the smallest goal and progress to your complex goals.
2. Take out a piece of paper and write down your goals – We operate in a technology-driven world. We depend on cell phones and tablets. Go back to the basics! Get your paper out and make your goals plain! Write them down.
3. Set at date – Give yourself a reasonable time period to achieve those goals.
4. Make your goals visible – Now that you have written your goals down, place them in a visible place where you can see them daily. Whether it is on your board at work, Post-Its on your monitor or even your mirror at home. Place your goals in a place where you will see them daily. These helps keep your goals in the forefront of your mind!
In addition to these four steps, Mastery’s Partner Course “Bud to Boss: Accelerate Goal Achievement” will help you give your employees the tools necessary to accelerate and achieve their goals in and outside the workplace in 2015.
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