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If you’ve never used a SMART goals system before, here are some simple steps to get you started.

Step 1: Commit

You need to decide that you want to live a life of purpose. Establish goals that you want to achieve. You need to be able to say, “I’m committed to achieving these goals. I’m going to do it.”

Step 2: Understand

Understand why it is important to have goals. If you are going to make a change, you have to understand why it is important to you. I want to have goals because I want ...


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There are four steps in getting started with the SMART goal framework. This lesson discusses each of the four steps and pitfalls that you should avoid at each step.