How to Create SMART Goals
To create SMART goals, follow these steps:
- Write the goal clearly and specifically, avoiding ambiguities or generalities.
- Establish clear metrics that allow for progress and success measurement.
- Ensure that the goal is achievable and realistic considering available resources and limitations.
- Evaluate the relevance of the goal for the business and its impact on the results.
- Set a deadline to achieve the goal.
Specific: Increase sales of our product by 10% in the region of Sparta.
Measurable: Record current sales and compare them with sales after the plan’s implementation.
Attainable: Establish an effective marketing strategy and assign an appropriate budget.
Relevant: Increasing sales in the region of Sparta will increase our company’s market share.
Time-bound: Achieve this goal within the next 6 months.