GOAL-SETTING BASICS

“Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day.”

—Harvey B. Mackay, author of Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive

Successful business people and achievers in all fields use the techniques of goal-setting, a process that helps you decide exactly what you want to accomplish and then helps you systematically chart your course to get there.

Goals provide both long-term vision and short-term motivation. They keep employees focused and make it easier for you and your staff to organize time and resources to take advantage of opportunities. When workers focus and concentrate time, energy, and resources on a single goal, they can achieve amazing things. ...

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