FYF_Goal-Setting

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Goal-setting Fall Semester, 2006
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University Business Graduates (10 years after graduation) 83% had not set goals 14% had mental goals (3x the income) 3% had written goals (10x the income)
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Yale University (class of 1953) 87% had no program 10% had mental goals 3% had participated in a goal- setting program (in 1973, had achieved more than all the others combined.)
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Despite the influence of self-image, here is what you do control: You have the ability to control what you think about all day, every day. You have the ability to creatively imagine your future in the precise way you need to achieve your goals. You have the ability to access the knowledge and develop the skills you need. You have the ability to eliminate negative thoughts and emotions from your life. You have the ability to act the part of the person you most want to be, with the abilities and characteristics you most want to have.
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Why is goal-setting such a powerful technique for high achievement?
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Your attention becomes focused on opportunities that bring you closer to your goals. 2. You will have a clear idea of the abilities that you need to develop. 3. It leads you to improve your decision-making . Two levels of Planning: Global Planning (leadership) Vs. Local Planning (management) Setting goals- Long-term Goals Short-term Goals Objectives OBJECTIVES- Realistic Measurable Timed Anyone interested in the effective functioning of individuals must inevitably deal with the question of achievement motivation and its determinants.-Abraham Korman Some Terms- Achievement Motivation- the motivation to improve performance. Success-Motivated- are motivated by the opportunity to achieve something, Failure Motivated- are motivated by the opportunity to avoid failure, . Maslows Hierarchy of Needs Self-Actualization Ego Needs Social Needs Safety Needs Physiological Needs...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course FYF 101 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '08 term at Wilkes.

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