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Do You Make These Mistakes In Your Objectives? (Part 2)

  A few weeks ago I gave three examples of typical mistakes in objectives. Here are three more.       3 more badly written objectives   Can you identify what’s wrong with them? You’ll find the answers below.   … Continue reading

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Do You Make These Mistakes In Your Objectives?

  Setting SMART objectives and SMART targets can be difficult. Here are some easy tips to help you out in writing your objectives and making them SMART.       3 badly written objectives   Can you identify what’s wrong … Continue reading

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Too busy to work on your objectives?

Keeping the elephants away A man was in a railway carriage with one other occupant: a young woman. On the seat beside her rested a large bag of ham sandwiches. Every five or ten minutes, she opened the window, took … Continue reading

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Your 2012 objectives

For many people January is the time to write your objectives and goals for the coming year. It’s not everyone’s favourite task. Done badly it can lead to frittered funds, frustration and failure. Done well it can give you a … Continue reading

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Why do people hate having to do their objectives?

My friend Jim tweeted a question to me the other day: “Why do people sometimes react badly when you push them on finding the objectives? This happens a lot I find.” Yes, it does happen a lot, Jim. And, let’s … Continue reading

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How to manage your most valuable assets

What’s the most expensive piece of equipment you own? Your car? Your new oven? Your central-heating system? Now let me ask you this: Is it being used at the moment? What is its utilisation? Is it used 100% of the … Continue reading

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SMART Objectives But Still No Good

Could you run a drinking party in a brewery? Well, perhaps not if you didn’t have enough glasses to go round. Imagine going to a pub, ordering a glass of wine and then being told that you couldn’t have one, … Continue reading

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