Archives for February 19, 2013

Why Setting Goals The S.M.A.R.T. Way Doesn’t Always Work

I was listening to an audio book recently and the author was talking about setting goals and how important it is to set a date for accomplishing your goal. He said that setting a date will keep you motivated by knowing the deadline is coming up. I have to disagree. I've set deadlines for many goals, only to watch the dates come and go. Also, I've known many people who have done the same. There isn't any magic in setting a date for a goal. Motivating yourself to accomplish any goal means … [Read more...]