[A041] So SMART Or Not: Set Goals That Change Your Life

We hear we should set SMART goals. But are SMART goals really so smart?

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Chances are that you’ve heard of SMART goals. When it comes to setting goals, you’re supposed to be SMART about it. But is the SMART method really the way to go about setting goals?

What if, instead of being really specific about your goals, you set bigger, broader goals? You might be surprised at how much more meaningful your life might be if you take the time to set goals that address your values and larger life mission.

Harlan and Miranda disagree a bit about the usefulness of SMART goals and how to use them, but, in the end, both agree that if you want to change your life, SMART goals might not be the best approach.


  • Why goal setting is an important part of success.
  • A look at SMART goals and how they work.
  • The steps to take when setting goals with the SMART method.
  • The advantages of using SMART for setting goals.
  • Problems with SMART goals.
  • How to set goals without using the SMART method.
  • Tips for identifying your values so you can set better goals to change your life.

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Hosted byHarlan Landes and Miranda Marquit
Produced byadulting.tv
Edited and mixed bySteve Stewart
Music bybensound.com

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[A041] So SMART Or Not: Set Goals That Change Your Life was last modified: March 3rd, 2017 by Harlan and Miranda

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