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Step 4 - Make Informed Decisions and Set Goals

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Steps in Decision Making

  • Define the problem
  • Gather the relevant information
  • Generate alternatives
  • Weigh the pros and cons
  • Make a decision
  • Make an action plan
  • Evaluate

Your goals should

  • Be achievable
  • Be believable and realistic
  • Be specific and measurable
  • Fit into your value system
  • Have a target date

Establishing Goals
Seven Steps to Powerful Goal Setting