When it comes to setting goals, chances are you’ve heard about the importance of setting goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. If you’re able to answer “yes” to each of the following questions, you’ll know you’ve set a SMART goal.
Let’s go through an example. Say you’re interested in becoming more health-conscious, and you’d like to “eat a healthier diet.”
- Specific – Does your goal use action words to state what you want to achieve and how you intend to achieve it?