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Connect the Dots - Lead the Way

173 EpisodesProduced by Heather BalcerekWebsite

Are you trying to be a better leader, change industries, reset after a layoff, or looking for ways to bring your whole self to work? Connect the Dots - Lead the Way  is focused on helping you through these situations and more by sharing real life stories and practical tips. Heather is here to suppor… read more

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Goal Setting Reloaded: Working Smarter, Not Harder, with SMART Goals

Are you ready to harness the power of SMART goals? Join me, Heather Balcerek, as I take you on a refreshing journey, dispelling the complexities of goal setting and transforming it into an exciting, rewarding endeavor. I guarantee that by the end of this episode, you'll master the art of setting SMART goals. Trust me, the rewards of such strategic planning are monumental. From adding value to your work, balancing your workload, defining your success, to providing clarity, SMART goals enable you to work smarter and not harder. Plus, I'll share a personal revelation that underscores the efficiency and effectiveness of SMART goals. 

As we venture deeper, we'll tackle the critical task of measuring and understanding the attainability of sales goals. It's a fascinating exploration of how setting and measuring goals can propel your progress, and why it's absolutely indispensable, regardless of your field. Drawing from my own experiences, we'll trace back to the basics, to the origins of SMART goals, and the invaluable lessons I've learned. So, gear up and prepare to have your perspectives on goal setting and achievement completely transformed!

Laughter, Love, and Blessings, 
Heather

Resources:

History of SMART Goals: https://cce.bard.edu/files/Setting-Goals.pdf

How We Lead Article: https://howwelead.org/2014/12/10/a-new-twist-on-smart-goals/

How Motivation helps in achieving goals: https://www.betterup.com/blog/how-motivation-helps-in-achieving-goals

A Fresh Look at SMART Goals: https://www.kenblanchardbooks.com/a-fresh-look-at-smart-goals/

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