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#1 Specific

The "Specific" component of SMART goals refers to the need for a goal to be well-defined and clearly outlined. A specific goal should answer questions such as "What do I want to accomplish?" and "How will I know when I have achieved it?" When a goal is specific, it helps to focus attention and avoid confusion or distractions.

A specific goal helps focus, track progress, measure success, and stay motivated. To set specific goals, it's important to be detailed and precise for a clear understanding of what you want to achieve and how.


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The SMART framework helps individuals set clear, achievable, and relevant goals, with a sense of urgency, increasing motivation, focus, and chances of success. It clarifies goals, tracks progress, stays motivated, sets achievable goals, makes goals relevant and important, and sets a deadline for urgency.

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1. Be very specific about your goal

1. Be very specific about your goal

The first step to success is to know exactly what you want. Sounds simple right? Sadly, most people never seem to get what they want, simply because they are not clear about what they want in the first place!

unless you have a specific goal, there is nothing tangible you can focus your time...

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