“You may delay, but time will not.”
The New Year is upon us once again, and every January invariably rings in an ensemble of hopeful goals and resolutions with it. These goals may be short term or long term, personal and professional.
What would you like to do for your organization or yourself this year? A few common goals may include;
In November 1981, George T. Doran wrote an article, There’s a S.M.A.R.T. way to write management’s goals and objectives, which was published in Management Review. It discussed the very nature of goal setting. This S.M.A.R.T. acronym (or its hundreds of variations) is still used today in many industries and organizations and families for that matter – and for good reason. It’s clear and to the point, and it can be quite effective. Here you go. –
Write down your goal.
Goal setting is a good idea and it doesn’t go out of style. The clock is ticking. You may not achieve everything you want, but you can have a plan for growth. There’s a smart way to achieve your goals.
Happy New Year and To Your success!
Stutsman & Associates
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Doran, G.T. (November, 1981). There’s a S.M.A.R.T. way to write management’s goals and objectives. Management Review. AMA Forum. 70. 11: (35-36).