The Importance Of Short And Long Term Goals

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First, I set short and long term goals, though the project was supposed to be completed within a relatively short amount of time. I slightly modified the length of the goals based on the objective and purpose of the project. I set small daily goals that comprised of a combination of getting more sleep and nightly preparations. I also set what is considered long term goals by developing personal goals based on the short term goals. The first long term (weekly goal) I set was to complete case review assignment in full per week. Since, the details of my job cannot be explained within this paper, suffice it to say this chore was no easy feat. The first week, I did just this. I prepared nightly for the next day and at the end of each work day, …show more content…
For instance, during a previous project at work, I took a chance to develop a strategic game plan that enveloped all of my team members’ goals while still achieving organizational objectives. Though everything went smoothly, and all the personal and organizational goals were met, I felt slighted at the fact that the team leader got the accolades for completing the formulating and implementing the strategy that helped to complete the tasks. This time, when I reflected on the situation I dismissed the thought of one of negativity and replaced it with one of positive motivation. Instead of thinking, “someone else will just get credit for my work”, I said to myself, “I now know what works, I know how to implement it, and I will add this accomplishment to my …show more content…
I will also continue to make daily and weekly preparations that allow me to readily take on the task that I set for myself. As far as my long term goals, I will continue to set and reset these goals as the proceeding goals are attained. To further help myself with my individual leadership goals, I will take the advice offered by Oprah Winfrey. She stated often states in her magazine, TV show and website that you should write it down. I think that if I write down my goals as well as my accomplishments, I will be able to see my

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