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How to set worthwhile goals this year

At the start of the year, we set goals and objectives for ourselves and our staff to give us focus and direction plus motivate us for the year ahead.

But what are goals?

Goals are ‘a statement of what we want to achieve’.Goal setting

At Jewel we set three goals only every three months – based on the concept of the Power of Three. Also, three is a number that feels achievable and manageable to most people.

We then set WAGs! Worthwhile Achievable Goals. These are goals that are written so they are Stretching, Motivating, Agreed, Realistic and have a Timescale. We also Integrate our goals into our personal drivers and company strategy to create SMARTI goals.

Finally, these need to be recorded, reviewed and used! Goals need to be used dynamically. If you are a manager of staff use your recorded Goals in your 1to1 sessions. If you write personal goals for yourself put them somewhere so you can see them daily. Perhaps post-its on your mirror or fridge door?

If you want to know more about how to motivate staff and yourself, Jewel has a range of practical workshops and professional qualifications that can do just that. Contact us on to find out how we can help you develop yourself and your team.