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Goals and Goal Setting
Definition of a Goal
A goal is an end toward which you direct specific effort.
In this context the end is an exact and tangible result toward which you are
willing to expend effort to achieve. What kind of and how much effort is always
related to the goal itself, that is, you must be able to identify the cost-and-benefit


Cover of Goals and Goal Setting: Achieving Measured Objectives


A goal is an end state or result that you want to achieve by applying direct and specific effort. As you set and plan for goals, it is important to keep in mind the costs and benefits of each decision.