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What is the meaning of goal setting

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 4:26pm | by newhampgrl

What are your goals? Do you want to quit smoking, lose weight, run a marathon, or raise money for a local charity? Whatever your goals may be you need to ask yourself, how am I going to achieve them?

Many of us say, some day I want to go to Hawaii, or, Monday I will start eating better; but we rarely start working towards the thing we want in our lives. Maybe it is because we don’t know where to start or do not have the support to push us forward.

Did you know.............................
25% of people who consciously decide to set a goal, achieve it.
40% of people who decide by when they will do it, achieve it.
50% of people who plan how they will do it, achieve their goal.
65% of people who commit to someone else, achieve it.

95% of people who set accountability appointment with the person they committed to, achieve their goal
*This is as per American Society for Training and Development study on goal completion

Whether you have goals stuck in your mind or have taken the time to write them down, start today and work towards achieving it. What steps do you need to take to accomplish your goal? When do you want to have it completed by? Who are you going to tell so they hold you accountable?


Whatever your goals are in life, they can be realized through the process of goal setting – and starting is as simple as identifying the goal and making the time to work on it.

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