Years of coaching experience tells us that people looking to make changes have the most consistent, sustainable success when they make small changes in their normal routine.
It's critical to be specific, so our clients set S.M.A.R.T. goals:
We invite you to download and use our proven activity sheet, which relies on small changes and intermediate checkpoints towards their S.M.A.R.T. goals.
If you prefer to create your own goal-tracking system, three more important tips:
- Establish gates on the way to your final goal. Gates offer shorter time frames for gauging success and gives you opportunities to make adjustments. For example, if you want to set a goal to be accomplished in one month, establish a smaller goal to be hit at the 2-week mark.
- Empower the actual user by including them in the goal setting process.
- Please approach this phase of the 10 STEPS with diligence as you risk devaluing the developmental process if you're not invested in keeping track of your goals.