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8 Goal Frameworks to Skyrocket Success

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Are you someone who prefers setting goals with a specific approach? Or do you find yourself still searching for the perfect goal-setting structure? If you’re in the latter group, no worries – I’ve got you covered with these 8 goal frameworks:

1) One-word Goals:

For me, this year’s word is “UNSTOPPABLE.” Have you chosen a word too? While this technique might feel a bit unstructured for goal-setting, it can fuel our motivational purpose.

2) Visual or Vision Board Goals:

If you’re a visual thinker, this method could be your game-changer. In the past, I’ve combined it with sticky notes, jotting down specific goals and placing them in my daily sightline.

3) Value-Based Goals:

I find this technique beautifully complements more precise objectives. Aligning goals with your values is crucial. For instance, I’m committed to offering products that genuinely benefit clients. This principle guides my goal-setting, prompting a values check.

4) Backwards Goals:

Ever considered starting with a big goal and then working backward to set shorter, time-defined goals? It’s about breaking down a substantial target into achievable steps. By achieving these smaller milestones, you pave a path towards the major goal. This tactic is gold, especially when you have a yearly target. Break it down by month, week, and day.

5) Micro Goals:

Imagine achieving a broader objective through a series of small wins. That’s the magic of the micro goals. They work hand-in-hand to propel you towards a larger, overarching goal.

6) OKR Goals:

Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a powerful technique. It’s our go-to for SEO plans. By setting clear objectives and defining the essential outcomes, you pave your journey to success with this goal framework.

7) SMARTER Goals Framework:

Specific: Clearly explain what you want to accomplish.
Measurable: Ensure successful achievement of the goal can be counted or measured.
Achievable: Is the goal realistic?
Relevant: Is the goal applicable to what you want to accomplish?
Time defined: Set a date or a timeline in which to evaluate or achieve the goal.
Evaluated: How will the goal’s success be determined? 
Reviewed: Analyze the results and adjust the goal or process accordingly. Or decide to move onto a new goal.
There you have it! Make your goals SMARTER.

8) WOOP goals Framework:

Looking for a goal framework that’s both effective and fun? Enter WOOP goals! WOOP stands for wish, outcome, obstacle, and plan. It’s not just about the acronym; it’s about propelling your goals with a unique approach:
Wish: Choose something thrilling that fuels your motivation.
Outcome: Visualize your triumph in vivid detail, engaging your emotions fully.
Obstacle: Confront and overcome potential hurdles on your path to success.
Plan: Strategize how you’ll tackle obstacles while pursuing your wish.

The beauty lies in the diversity of these frameworks. Select the one that resonates with you or mix and match to discover your unique formula for goal-crushing triumph!

Tip: consider performing a SWOT Analysis to help you find the right goals to set!