Great goals go beyond SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant to your interests, and time-bound). They have specific milestones that help provide a sense of progress, which is crucial to happiness at work. If you start off with well-defined goals that will allow you to realize success and that have multiple steps toward an endpoint, you are much more likely to enjoy working toward them.
Author: Scott Crabtree
Source: First Round Review
Subjects: Goals, Management, Organizational Behavior, Productivity / Work Tips, Success / Failure