Can you believe that it is already the sixteenth of January. 2018 has already proven itself to be a year that will fly by. This past weekend, I reflected on my dreams and goals that I have for the year. I sought to make definitive plans in order to see these goals to fruition. I realize that if I do not take time to vividly and strategically make a plan of action, then nothing will be accomplished. Someone once told me that it is important to have vision. It is important to visualize your dreams with certainty. In saying all of this, I pondered about good ways to effectively plan out your goals and found a great article on thebalance.com that I thought I would share.
How to Create an Action Plan to Achieve Your Goals
1. Make Sure Your Goals Are SMART.
2. Work Backwards to Set Milestones.
3. Determine What Needs to Happen to Reach Your Goals.
4. Decide What Actions Are Required to Reach Your Goals.
5. Put Your Actions Into a Schedule.
6. Follow Through
I think this is a great list and advise reading the whole article. It clarifies how to make SMART goals and provides you with a clear plan of action to ensure your are progressing towards them. I will definitely head to the advice of this article and look forward to seeing my dreams become reality.