Goal Setting

We all set goals, but being strategic about it can ensure you are staying on track with your career aspirations. Setting formal goals and monitoring your performance enables you to be intentional about your professional development.

A numbered list (1, 2, 3) with the heading Goals and blank answersMost people think that in order to move towards their goals, they have to plan in a forward direction. As crazy as this may sound, one of the best ways to move forward is to plan backwards from your goal. As you plan backwards you will be able to break the big steps into smaller, more manageable “baby steps”.

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Goal Setting Exercise

University of Guelph Learning Outcomes