SMART Goals is a term used to define goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. It is important that these types of goals are set with a protégé. This video delivers three steps to setting SMART goals in a mentoring relati
- Research shows that just setting a goal…can help you get what you want,…personally and professionally,…so let's dive into three steps…to help a protege use SMART goals.…First, teach your protege what SMART goals are all about,…and walk them through a personal example.…For example, recently my protege shared with me…that she wanted to develop more executive presence,…and she felt that to make this happen,…she needed to get into better shape.…
I told her about the five components of SMART goals,…and she set some goals using this framework.…S is for specific.…My protege decided she was going…to do cardio four times a week,…and hold plank pose a minute every day.…M is for measurable.…You can measure your cardio by how many times you do it,…like say swimming for an hour.…A stands for actionable,…in the sense that you can take actions to meet your goal,…and you care and are committed to this goal.…
R stands for realistic,…and according to goal setting theory,…a goal should be difficult, but not impossible, to achieve.…
She also offers guidance on building trust and chemistry, providing feedback, and helping your protégé make critical career and work decisions and become resilient in the face of challenges. She also helps you address common obstacles, including a protégé that fails to meet expectations or violates trust, and explains how to gracefully exit the relationship.
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- Building a relationship with your protégé
- Talking and listening with impact
- Giving feedback
- Developing trust
- Setting goals
- Developing your protégé's skills
- Managing mentoring relationships
- Overcoming common obstacles
- How to make time for mentoring