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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Setting short- and long-term goals, and why it will make you more effective

The sample goals in the preceding section on setting a measurable goal are examples of ___________________ (ask the attendees for their input). Yes, the answer is short-term goals.

Short-term goals are useful to keep us on track but you also need long-term goals to help you to have a vision of yourself, your work, or your career to drive you forward.

At the Academy Awards on March 2, 2014, in his acceptance speech, actor Matthew McConaughey talked about needing three things in his life: God, family, and someone to look up to as a hero.

He shared that when he was 15, he decided his hero would be himself 10 years later. When he was 25, it was going to be him in 10 more years. ...

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