No person or organisation works well without having clear objectives and it can affect your business or your job if you do not have a strategy when it comes to setting goals for yourself or for members of your team. At this point it is important to getSMARTand remember these simple rules:
Specific – Ensure that the goal itself is clearly understood are and that there is no room for misinterpretation
Measurable –Create targets so that people within the organisation are aware of what they need to achieve.
Achievable – Your goal should be within reach, people will lose momentum if the target is deemed unobtainable.
Realistic – There must be clear logic behind your choices and they must help you proceed towards the bigger picture.
Timing – Timing is important, without clear limitations goals can become prolonged or meaningless.