Goal is an observable and measurable end result having one or more objectives to be achieved within a more or less fixed timeframe.

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Methods for Goal Setting

There are a lot of methodologies for doing more and doing things faster. The problem is that you end up doing the wrong things faster. At the other end of the scale you set many important goals, but ...
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How to set goals when studying?

One of the main issues I have when it comes to studying is that I don't have a tangible goal. At school, if the teacher says "hand it in this paper tomorrow", you know that when you finish the paper, ...
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Reading a book a week

I want to try to read a book a week for 12 weeks beginning this summer. I have already began collecting recommendations for which books to read, and I will refine the list at some point, to get the ...
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How to make a one-year study plan for a difficult exam and remain motivated throughout?

In a year, I will be taking a difficult entrance exam at a renowned postgraduate school. There are many competitors, most of whom are smart. Despite that, I'm aiming at becoming #1 in the exam, and ...
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How to measure improvement progress in a soft skill?

I have a goal to learn/improve a soft skill (for example, charisma). To achieve this goal and to continuously assess my progress I need to be able to measure it. How do you measure a soft skill? Is ...
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How to identify appropriate goals?

Identifying suitable goals is obviously an important part of personal productivity; there's little point in honing skills in the pursuit of a pointless goal. Whilst the selection of appropriate goals ...
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How Should I make a Plan of Action to achieve my Goal?

For instances have a 1 year goal to acquire a new skill. Now how should i make a plan of Action? Should i work on my objective Daily or Weekly? Should i follow the plan blindly or adjust to ...
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App that has nice separate lists for tasks and goals?

Is their any app (Web based, Android, iPhone, anything) which enables a person to manage both - his tasks and his goals, without mixing them up.