Be more than SMART with your goals

Have you set your goals for 2019? How's it going? Need a new perspective?

Most people in a business setting are familiar with setting SMART goals.

As a recap, by SMART goals, we're looking for goals to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timebound.

SMART goal overview - specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound

I've worked in places where it was used as a checklist for your team reviews: every goal needed to be SMART. And it's a good framework.

But sometimes it doesn't seem to fit easily with the goal or the situation.

Here are a couple of different options for you to consider, if SMART isn't working out for you.

But how can you be more than SMART with your goals?

You can start with the revised version of SMART which is SMARTER.

This changes the acronym to: