Most of us have heard about the SMART method to goal setting, which tells us the qualities that every well-formulated goal needs to have. It’s a popular method that’s taught in the workplace, schools, workshops, and in books because research has shown that goals with these 5 qualities are easier and more likely to be achieved.
But it can’t be ALL about the goal itself, right? It’s important to consider WHO has to reach that well-formulated goal. There’s someone who has to actually take the action steps necessary once that goal has been set. Who is that “Goal Getter?” What are the qualities that THEY need to have? If two people have the same exact goal, what personal characteristics will give one person a greater chance of success over the other?