Long-term goals are any goals you create that you will not (or cannot) accomplish until some time in the future. While there’s no specific definition of what “long-term” really means in the case of long-term goals, the standard definition for this is sometime within the next 5 to 10 years. Of course, you may be here researching the topic because […]
Mentoring Relationship Goals Most everyone knows about SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Chances are you have used this mnemonic acronym at some point in your career to help you focus in on a performance goal or complete a complex and multifaceted project. I myself have used it and have taught others about it.
Establishing Effective Mentoring Activities You’re likely familiar with SMART goals, the tried and true way many people learn to develop goals. And while SMART goals have their place and serve a purpose, SMART goals actually guide the setting of objectives, not goals. To establish developmental goals, we need REAL goals.