Goal Setting.

BoMin Kim

Quotes about Goal Setting
A man should have any number of little aims about which he should be conscious and for which he should have names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness concerning, the main aim of his life.
Samuel Butler

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Brian Tracy, in Eat that Frog

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?
Robert Browning

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.
Kahlil Gibran

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Aldous Huxley

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Viktor Frankl

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford


Desire: I will do my best to create an excellent page that helps others and looks good.

Plan to deal with resistance: -can’t find good information
-time management
-computer problems

By Mon 2nd Nov I will - Research topics, select a topic and find good websites.
By Mon 9th Nov I will - Create a Plan (Part 3)
By Mon 16th Nov I will - Work on Part 1
By Mon 23rd Nov I will - Work on Part 1
By Mon 30th Nov I will - Work on and finish Part 2 (Contributions)
By Mon 7th Dec I will - Work on and finish Part 1
By Mon 14th Dec I will - Relax because everything is finished!

Planning: I have the following food resources
- good teachers who will give advice or information
- good information from internet
- good research skill by internet.

Mental picture: I want my site to look like a wikipedia page with good information
With nice pictures.

Persistence: I will do my best to work hard in class time and if I need more time to
Work, I will spend my extra time on my page at home. Also, if there is
Few information in the internet, I will try to get more from books or

Hit Your Targets By Setting Proper Goals
Hit Your Targets By Setting Proper Goals


Goal setting is a surefire way to ahcieve your goals. It involves establishing specific, measurable and time-targeted objectives. Work on the theory of goal-setting suggests that it't an effective way for making progress by ensuring that participants in a group with a common goal are clearly aware of what is expected from them if an objective is to be achieved. Setting goal is a process that allows people to specify then work towards their own objectives-most commonly with financial or career-based goals on a personal level. It is a major component of personal development literature.
When you want to make goal setting, you should look at each goal and evaluate it. Make any changes necessary to ensure it meets the criteria for a SMART goals:


Goals should be straightforward and emphasize what you want to happen. Specifics help us to focus our efforts and clearly define what we are going to do.
Specific is the What, Why, and How of the SMART model.
WHAT are you going to do? Use action words such as direct, organize, coordinate, lead, develop, plan, build etc.
WHY is this important to do at this time? What do you want to ultimately accomplish?
HOW are you going to do it? (By...)

Ensure the goals you set is very specific, clear and easy. Instead of setting a goal to lose weight or be healthier, set a specific goal to lose 2cm off your waistline or to walk 5 miles at an aerobically challenging pace.


If you can't measure it, you can't manage it. In the broadest sense, the whole goal statement is a measure for the project; if the goal is accomplished, the is a success. However, there are usually several short-term or small measurements that can be built into the goal.
Choose a goal with measurable progress, so you can see the change occur. How will you see when you reach your goal? Be specific! "I want to read 3 chapter books of 100 pages on my own before my birthday" shows the specific target to be measure. "I want to be a good reader" is not as measurable.
Establish concrete criteria for measuring progress toward the attainment of each goal you set. When you measure your progress, you stay on track, reach your target dates, and experience the exhilaration of achievement that spurs you on to continued effort required to reach your goals.


When you identify goals that are most important to you, you begin to figure out ways you can make them come true. You develop that attitudes, abilities, skills, and financial capacity to reach them. Your begin seeing previously overlooked opportunities to bring yourself closer to the achievement of your goals.
Goals you set which are too far out of your reach, you probably won't commit to doing. Although you may start with the best of intentions, the knowledge that it's too much for you means your subconscious will keep reminding you of this fact and will stop you from even giving it your best.
A goal needs to stretch you slightly so you feel you can do it and it will need a real commitment from you. For instance, if you aim to lose 20lbs in one week, we all know that isn't achievable. But setting a goal to loose 1lb and when you've achieved that, aiming to lose a further 1lb, will keep it achievable for you.
The feeling of success which this brings helps you to remain motivated.


This is not a synonym for "easy." Realistic, in this case, means "do-able." It means that the learning curve is not a vertical slope; that the skills needed to do the work are available; that the project fits with the overall strategy and goals of the organization. A realistic project may push the skills and knowledge of the people working on it but it shouldn't break them.
Devise a plan or a way of getting there which makes the goal realistic. The goal needs to be realistic for you and where you are at the moment. A goal of never again eating sweets, cakes, crisps and chocolate may not be realistic for someone who really enjoys these foods.
For instance, it may be more realistic to set a goal of eating a piece of fruit each day instead of one sweet