Chapter 6Goal Setting

A goal is a dream with a deadline. —Napoleon Hill

Goal setting can be the difference between just wanting success and actually achieving it. We all want to be successful, but it is just pie in the sky until we define it, commit to the goal, and get to work. There are several techniques for goal setting that help maximize one’s chances for accomplishment. You can apply these when working with employees and help them on the road to success. Their success is your success!

There are constant opportunities for goal setting in the work environment. Obviously, annual or semiannual reviews are very appropriate times to set goals (and check in on previously set goals), as are project or team kick-off meetings. Staff meetings can ...

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