SMART goal setting is a way to clarify ideas, focus your efforts, use your time more productively, thus increasing chances of achieving what you set out to achieve.
SMART is an acronym for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. Setting goals results in action backed up by data.
Great to use in project management as well as personal development.
Clear specific goal
Think the five "Ws"
Analytics measurable goals with one or more metrics help you to stay focused.
Track your progress and stay motivated.
How will I know when achieved your goal?
Is it realistic and achievable within your resources?
How can this goal be accomplished? How realistic is the goal?
With current resources like time and money, is it possible to accomplish the goals?
Time frame set a deadline to focus on and give you something to work toward.
The key to productivity is to work smarter, not necessarily harder.
We all want to achieve as much as, if not more than possible, But being more productive isn’t rocket science it’s is about utilising technology that offers solutions to your problems.
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