Tag: goals

How to Set SMART Goals

The first step in successfully executing a goal is to state it properly. A well-stated goal clearly explains what you are trying to achieve and in what time frame. A well-stated goal is the foundation of an effective business action plan. An acronym that is commonly used to define a properly stated goal is SMART:…

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Team-Building

If you want to improve teamwork and performance in your organization you have to look at the four core elements to driving team performance: relationships, goals, roles, and rules.

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Change Your Attitudes

Too often people search in the wrong places when trying to find out why they are not achieving their goals. They think there is something wrong with their time management program, so they buy a new one. They create long lists, and they rank things A, B and C only to find that they have…

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3 Lessons from Parenting and Leadership

As I have become more experienced as a leader and father I am finding a lot of similarities. There are three important lessons learned from both of these roles. The first lesson is less is more and simplicity rules. If it is not memorable and a child won’t understand it, then neither would your employees. …

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Making Lofty Goals Realistic

Many organizations set goals that are not realistic and are in the habit of not meeting their objectives. Others achieve some of their goals by accident, and some could achieve a lot more. The first questions is, “Are your goals mandatory, or are they something you set out to try?” If they are mandatory, then…

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