Set Goals that are Achievable Yet Stretch You _ \"You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.\" _ Steve Garvey So many times we do one of two things while setting goals: we either set our goals too high or too low; rarely do we set them just right. This element of goal setting can be extremely difficult, especially without much experience using this process. By setting our goals too low we never reach our full potential to what we can accomplish and never live a self_fulfilling life. By setting our goals too high we risk becoming discouraged because the goal is so far out of reach.
Results from our survey _ 215 individuals completed the online questionnaire over a seven week period. Respondents were mostly UK_based %), with further respondents from Asia ྫ%) and the USA ƙ%). This researcher invited respondents through social networks, Ecademy and LinkedIn and direct contact with companies across the UK, Asia and US. 70% of respondents are in full_time employment and the remainder either self_employed or business owners. Only results shown to be significant at 0ᇽ are discussed. At the end of their formal education, 69ǔ% had a personal goal of whom only 11ǎ% had written their goal down.