How to Set Goals?

You’ve probably tried to set at least one New Year’s resolution at one point or another, right? If you’re like more than 80% of the population, they presumably didn’t last very long.

So, now that you know what you want to do, how can you combat the odds stacked against you and set goals you’ll be more likely to keep?

If you haven’t heard of SMART goals before, now is the time to educate yourself on this incredible concept of goal setting. SMART is an acronym which stands for:

Essentially, the idea is to break down large goals into smaller bite-size pieces that follow these notions. As you organize the steps and schedule out your intentions for each milestone, you’ll be amazed to see how much easier they are to reach.

Tools like Toggl Plan provide access to create a planning process, which allows you to set everything up exactly how you need it as you track your goals. The creative design and user-friendly interface will help you stay engaged as you are moving through each step. With overviews that cover weekly, monthly, and even annual outlooks, you’ll be able to monitor everything whether you’re working on short-term or long-term career goals Speaking of which, why don’t we take a look at some examples of each? Maybe they’ll help spark a few ideas for you to start compiling your own goals and aspirations.