How to write a SMART goal
SMART goalsWe want to set ourselves up for success by creating the right type of goal.
Good goals are SMART:
S for specific. A goal should be linked to one activity, thought, or idea.
M for measurable. A goal should be something you can track and measure progress toward.
A for actionable. There should be clear tasks or actions you can take to make progress toward a goal.
R for realistic. A goal should be possible to achieve.
T for timely. A goal should fall within a specific time period..
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- My smart goal is i want to be 6.12 foot in the end of the month because i´m short(25 votes)
- U mean 6ft and 12inc(2 votes)
- My S.M.A.R.T goals is that I will be able to run a 5 minute mile by August 7th at 7pm. I will accomplish this by doing 800 meter intervals every other day.(18 votes)
- Excellent example of a SMART Goal! Good for yoU!(5 votes)
- My goal is to get down to 140 pounds by the end of the year(15 votes)
- My smart goal is to learn to ride a skateboard the right way by asking for one on my birthday and then practice for a couple of hours with my cousin who knows how to ride a skateboard until I got it right.(13 votes)
- my goal is to learn how to do an ollie on my skateboard by the end of the next week.I will do this by practicing each day.(8 votes)
- My S.M.A.R.T goal is to have at least 20 activity sheets by the end of this month.(6 votes)
- My smart goal is to stop procrastinating like 20hasysc said my mom will tell me clean up my room ill say in little bit then i never end up doing it i want to stop in 8 months.(5 votes)
- i want to be a good history teacher(5 votes)
- Do we have scientific research on who is better at Smart goal setting male vs female? I think it would be cool.(5 votes)
- My S.M.A.R.T goal is to be able to bench 210 pounds get more muscle toned on my abs by the end of summer. I will do this by going to the weight room when ever I have time and run on weekends.(4 votes)
- [Narrator] Welcome back. So we've learned that it's important to keep working through your frustrations by using the right learning strategies. The more you work through your frustration, the more your brain grows, right. But it can be difficult to work through that frustration without a clear direction. That's why it's important to make smart goals. It's an acronym. It goes like this. Specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, timely. Because look, you can wish all you want and say one day I'm gonna go to the moon. And you can want that like your life depended on it. But a wish is not a goal. An example of a moon plan that consists of smart goals would go something like this. In 20 years, I will have studied enough physics and chemistry, flown jet planes in the Air Force, worked out four times a week, and gotten a job as a astronaut for NASA. And this will enable me to fly a spacecraft to the moon and put my feet on it for science reasons. Specific. Put your feet on the moon. Measurable. Are your feet touching the surface of the moon? Actionable. It is actionable, that is to say doable, to study physics and chemistry, enlist in the Air Force, and go to the gym. Realistic. It's hard, but it's not impossible to become an astronaut. Timely, here's where more realism kicks in. You won't be able to go to the moon as an astronaut overnight. 20 years seems a little more reasonable. But let's take this back to a more sensible time scale and look at our friend, Thinky Pinky. Hey buddy. TP here is interested in pull ups, wants to be able to lift their entire mass with just the arms, this one. But pull ups are hard. So let's take a look at Thinky Pinky's reflection journal. Quote, I want to be able to do two consecutive pull ups by the end of the year by practicing pull ups at the gym three times per week. Why is this a smart goal? S is for specific. TP wants to work on pull ups. And they're not interested in biking or weight training. There's one skill that Thinky Pinky wants to work on and that's pull ups. M is for measurable. What's the metric for TP's success? Two in a row. Two pull ups, one right after the other. You've either done it or you haven't. Measurable. A is for actionable. Can it be broken down into individual tasks. Yeah. Go into the gym three times a week to practice feels very actionable indeed. R is for realistic. TP's not training to lift a car. Just some pull ups. T is for timely. There's a time limit on this. Thinky Pinky wants to do this in a year's time. All together, that's smart goal you got there, TP. With the power of persistence, smart goals, and the right kind of help, you can do anything you set your mind to. You can learn anything. Happy goal setting.