Goal Setting Techniques: A Step by Step Process
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Goal Setting Techniques: A Step by Step Process

A practical guide on how to set and take definitive action on accomplishing your most important goals.
4.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
498 students enrolled
Created by Chuck Clayton
Last updated 11/2015
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  • 40 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Confidently set short, medium and long term goals
  • Understand why passion is critical when setting achieveable goals
  • Use 9 powerful techniques to FREE up time for achieving your goals
  • Use the SMART method for goal setting
  • Much more...
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  • No requirements, just a passion to go for it in life.

This is a practical course on personal goal setting and achievement. It teaches you powerful tools, techniques and methodologies to set and achieve the goals you want out of your life.

You will learn why passion is the number one thing needed to setting goals that you will pursue. You will also learn 9 practical ideas on how to FREE up time to pursue your goals.

Goal setting is empowering, a confidence builder and is FUN. This course is short, but high impact. There are exercised and simple quizzes to get you on your goal setting journey immediately.

The course has been designed to help the beginning goal setter as well as the individual who wants to refresh his or her goal setting knowledge.

Who is the target audience?
  • This is a basic course on goal setting.
  • The course is for anyone who is serious about achiveing your goals.
  • This course can be used as a refresher for anyone who needs to re-engage on their goal setting.
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction, and Course Overview
2 Lectures 06:38

The introduction provides the purpose of the course as well as basic information about the instructor's background and qualifications (Chuck Clayton), and challenges the student to think about his or her goals.

Preview 03:04

The 7 Secrets if Powerful Goal Setting
14 Lectures 33:13

This lecture covers why your passion is so critical to achieving your goals. It goes into depth on how your passion helps you though the tough times to accomplish your dreams.

Preview 05:25

This lecture explains how distractions are a huge problem when pursuing your goals and how to effectively deal with those distractions.

Secret 2: Part 1 Finding Time

This lecture covers 9 practical and proven time saving techniques to be able to accomplish your goals.

Secret 2: Part 2 Finding Time

This is a downloadable file so you can map out where your time is spent each week. By filling this out you will be able to find pockets of time (explored in the previous lecture) to FREE up and use to accomplish your goals.

Finding Time Downloadable File
1 page

Name three time saving techniques.

Time saving techniques
1 question

This lecture covers the best practices SMART method of goal setting. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time bound.

Secret 3: Using the SMART Method

This lecture explores how starting with small goals builds confidence and encourages you to set medium and long term goals. It also provides several examples exploring how short term goals are a key element in longer term goals. In other words, taking goals one day at a time is very powerful!

Secret 4: Part 1 Start with Small Goals

This lecture covers goal planning using day planners, online planner and apps. It also explores why passion is important for your small as well and your long term goals.

Secret 4: Part 2 Start with Small Goals

This lecture explores why writing down your goals has amazing power to help you achieve them.
As a matter of fact writing your goals down can be almost magical to help you commit to your goals and to re-energize your commitment to do them over and over again.

Secret 5: Write Down Your Goals

This is a downloadable sheet for your to write down and commit to your goals.

Personal Goal Sheet Downloadable File
1 page

This lecture covers why lack of accountability is one of the key elements to not achieving ones goals.For medium and major goals this is a significant stumbling block for many people. It shows how to create constant reminders, motivating sparks and the importance of making your goals known to others.

Secret 6: Part 1 Be Accountable

This lecture covers the importance of an accountability partner and why life and business coaches are so helpful. This section also explores self-regulating individuals and why mastermind groups can be useful.

Secret 6: Part 2 be Accountable

This lecture explores why rewarding your accomplishments is a powerful motivating factor for achieving more of your goals in the future.

Secret 7: Reward Your Accomplishments

This is a simple quiz to help internalize what you have learned.

Overall Review
1 question

This is the final lecture that recaps the key points that were covered in the course and provides new perspectives on this fascinating subject.

Your Journey Continues

This is a list of the 9 practical time saving and efficiency techniques as a reminder.

BONUS: 9 Time Saving and Efficiency Techniques Downloadable File
1 page
About the Instructor
Chuck Clayton
4.7 Average rating
23 Reviews
1,360 Students
4 Courses
Educator, Author, Mechanical Design and Development Engineer

Chuck Clayton teaches individuals high powered thinking skills to make powerful decisions and create a purpose driven life personally and professionally.

His goals are to help others:

* To become thought leaders, not followers
* Make confident decisions and stop repeating the same mistakes.
* Become proactive not reactive.
* Break through tough business and/or personal barriers.
* Have clarity of purpose.
* Set specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goals (SMART).

Chuck's experience is extensive.
His background is as a professional mechanical design and development engineer and problem solver. Chuck has also been a principal systems engineer and a principal quality engineer.

He has worked in several different industries and disciplines. He has worked on ground support equipment for the space shuttle, satellites, oilfield equipment, computers, and more. He has also had several small businesses, websites,and more.

Chuck has a BSME from Michigan Tech University and a MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a Certified Raytheon Six-Sigma expert and a Toastmaster Advanced Communicator Gold.

Chuck is the author of 3 books including: The Re-Discovery of Common Sense--A Guide to the Lost Art of Critical Thinking. This book has been used for several years as a primary text at the University of Missouri's online school Mizzou for a course called: Writing for the Critical Thinker.

In his spare time Chuck enjoys Argentine Tango, golf, traveling, working out, learning the internet, the early space program, and learning on a wide array of subjects.