Time Management

When Goal Planning Goes Wrong

Goal setting can go wrong for a number of reasons:

The 'Quantum Leap' Approach This is a dangerous technique that should be used with care because - it is easy to disregard the whole process of goal-setting when quantum leap goals are not met. Similarly if you are really not convinced that a goal is attainable, you will not put effort into achieving it. Managers using this approach should take care that they are not 'shot down' by someone firmly requesting information on how a quantum leap goal should be achieved.

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