If college life had a motto, that motto would be study hard, play hard. This may sound and ring true to some people. Any student can tell you, juggling social life, school life, family life and their financial life can be a struggle. Especially when you have a lot of things to do and so little time to do it. But let me tell you, there is a way to balance all these and still enjoy everything. All you have to do is to manage time, and to set out goals. These goals do not need to be long term, you can start out with short term goals. Step by step process. The article today will show you how to make a SMART goals worksheet you can fill out. To make school life, social life, family life and financial life run smoothly.
S.M.A.R.T is an acronym which means Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic and Timely or SMART for short. Specific goals that are clear and defined. Measurable that you can measure your progress towards accomplishing that goal. Achievable which means, goals that are not impossible to accomplish. Goals that are easy or a challenge but never impossible. Realistic and achievable almost always go together. How can you achieve something if that goal is not realistic. Stick to facts. Timely, setting up time measurements on how long you are planning on working up to reach that goal.
A goal is a purpose. A driving force on which we want to achieve something in life. An idea on what we want to accomplish. A goal is an aim wherein a person or a group of people visualize, plan and strive to achieve. A purpose in life that we want to do within a span of time.
We mostly know that there are two common types of goals. Short term and Long term goals. But there are actually four common types of goals. The other two are commonly known as short term goals and long term goals, the other two are stepping stone goals and lifetime or lifelong goals.
A goal is important as this helps inspire a person and to motivate you to do well. Goals also help make you focus on the important things in life. A well thought out and planned goal will not only bring you closer to your dream but will also help increase your willingness to obtain it.
A SMART Goal worksheet depends on the person filling it out. There are goal worksheets available for download found in the article. Feel free to check them out and use one to your own advantage. So here are some tips for filling out all the necessary details for your goal worksheet.
S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable or Attainable, Realistic, Time. This is a method used mostly by students. But anyone can follow this type of method to achieve goals in life.
This method would narrow down your goals into specific, achievable and realistic types of goals. We all want to achieve something but we should also ask ourselves if these are realistic goals and also attainable. To use this method means you have to ask yourself if they follow the SMART way. It answers mostly the WH questions. As well as it is time based. You can give yourself a deadline that is also attainable. In short, they narrow down your impossible goals into something more manageable.
Only fill out what you think is necessary for you. Each person has their own set of goals.
Making goals can sometimes be tiresome and we often find ourselves ignoring or doubting if we could achieve them or not. But with the help of the SMART method, attaining goals can be as easy as pie. As long as you follow through with your goals and understanding the method, everything will fall into place.