go/learning workshopMay 2012
Alignment & prioritizationTypes of goalsPreparing the goalReadinessMaking it SMARTMaking it happen
Types of Goals
Making your Goals SMART
What if I can’t measure it?
Everything can be measuredQuantityQualityFeedbackUse a “proxy” - a good estimate
Preparing the Goal
What do I want to accomplish?Whyisit important to accomplish this?How is it aligned with where I/we want to go?Whatwill happen if I accomplish it?What is at stake if I don’t?What is my readiness level* (my willingness and ability)?What needs to be true in order to make it happen?
Willingness:theamount of confidence, commitment, and motivation demonstrated.Ability:theamount of knowledge, experience, and skill that a person is currently demonstrating for a task.
Readiness Level is a combination of:
Readiness Level is Task Specific
Identify Readiness Level
Task or Goal:
Practice Writing a SMART Goal
Share your draft with someone who can helpCheck in with your manager for perspective*Discuss prioritiesShare readiness levelEnlist supportFinalize your goalSet a plan to create“windows of when”**Track, review, adjust and record*This can be done before during and after the goal setting process –especially since your manager may give you some goals** from Porter Knight