This post is part of a series on personal effectiveness and impact. You might like to review the previous articles:
- 60 personal effectiveness tips from incredibly accomplished leaders
- How you can sabotage your own impact
- The secret sauce – the “Effectiveness Engine” to make things happen
“Goal” isn’t a dirty word (is it)?
Security isn’t a dirty word, Blackadder. Now, Crevice is a dirty word. But not Security…
~ General Melchett, Black Adder Goes Forth!
You may remember I talk about 3 main areas of personal effectiveness: Purpose, Plans and Productivity. Of course, the foundation of everything is purpose… because unless we know what are trying to accomplish, we’ll have a hard time accomplishing it!
This moves us on to idea of goal-setting. Now people have mixed feelings here. On one hand, goal-setting is undisputedly used by high-peforming individuals and teams in to get results in sport, business and other areas of life.
However for many of us, goal-setting has almost become a dirty word. We’ve probably set and failed at goals too many times before, and understandably don’t want to Continue reading