This article consolidates the goal setting information from several articles relating to personal development and goal setting/goal achievement.

Goals Setting Resources

Whether you set goals using a formal process or you use a more informal “wish list” for what you want to accomplish, goal setting is an important component of personal growth and development.

This article capsules information to help you set grand goals and achieve them! Each goal setting capsule links to more detailed information.

If you’ve been struggling to achieve the goals you’ve set, your solution might be to use a different process, but this may also be an indication that the goals you’re chasing are not really your goals. See this article for more on the right goals.

Articles on Goal Setting Process:

#1. SMART Goal Setting

The prevalent process for setting goals uses the SMART acronym, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. This article summarizes key components of SMART.

#2. Creative Goal Setting

This article describes a new and creative method for goal setting and achievement. Use the SAFE acronym which engages right-brain creative functions to achieve your goals

#3. New Powerful Goal Setting Process

A new and powerful process for goal setting and achievement, SAFE, may help you achieve dramatic performance results, far beyond that of traditional goal setting methods.

#4. Successful Goal Setting

Asking and answering four critical questions will help you set personal development goals you’ll achieve with energy and enthusiasm.

#5. Set Goals and Attract Results

A new and powerful process for goal setting and achievement, SAFE combines the best of traditional goal setting with the power of the Law of Attraction.

#6. Excuse Me Your Life is Waiting

Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting clarifies why most of our dreams have never materialized and why the majority of us have lived with all-too-empty bank accounts.

#7. Changing For Good

This article summarizes the six stages of change implicit in successful lifestyle change efforts. There is a reference and link to articles focused on each stage.

What to do When Goals Elude You:

#1. Successful Goal Setting

Asking and answering four critical questions will help you set personal development goals you’ll achieve with energy and enthusiasm.

#2. 6 Critical Goal Setting Mistakes

Six common goal setting mistakes and how to avoid them.

#3. When the Law of Attraction Fails

The Secret DVD and book have captured national attention. With the Law of Attraction, it seems anyone can have anything they want. What happens when attraction fails?

A Comprehensive (but lengthy) Goal Setting Article:

Art & Science of Goal Setting

A comprehensive analysis of goal setting processes, questions to ask when setting goals, common mistakes to avoid, and powerful tools to aid in goal achievement.