We need to know what we want to achieve to be able to find our way. As Seneca put it: “If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable”.
Our goals set our direction and strategy to our acts and they are achieved through individual tasks and steps.
We should realize that already the point of setting our goals is a proactive way to gain control over our lives. Good goals imply many criteria, two of them being of highest importance:
Smart goals should respond to the following questions:
Your task is to note down at least three goals that will help you achieve your WHY. Use the SMART methodology. For more complex goals, use SMART methodology also to break the goal down into individual steps and activities needed to achieve the goal.
Should you still feel unsure how to do it, ask yourself the following questions:
GOAL No. 1 I will find a new job as main employment in my hometown by 10 October of this year.
GOAL No. 2 This week, I will learn 10 English phrases.
GOAL No. 3 Every day I will spend at least one hour with my son reading.