• Define the goal as much as possible with no unclear language
• Who is involved, WHAT do I want to accomplish, WHERE will it be done,
WHY am I doing this — reasons, purpose, WHICH constraints and/or
requirements do I have?
• Can you track the progress and measure the outcome?
• How much, how many, how will I know when my goal is accomplished?
• Is the goal reasonable enough to be accomplished? How so?
• Make sure the goal is not out or reach or below standard
• Is the goal worthwhile and will it meet your needs?
• Is each goal consistent with the other goals you have
established and fits with your immediate and long term plans?
• Your objective should include a time limit. Ex: I will complete this step by
• It will establish a sense of urgency and prompt you to have better time