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Goal Setting: How to Create an Action Plan and Achieve Your Goals

Michael Dobson Susan Wilson

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Amacom
03 July 2019
Business & management; Office & workplace; Advice on careers & achieving success
Why is it that some people consistently seem to get more done than others The answer is that they know how to set specific, achievable goals for themselves...and then follow through on them. This revised and updated edition of Goal Setting features worksheets, quizzes, and other practical tools, giving readers powerful techniques they can use to set a goal, make a plan, and acquire the resources and power necessary to achieve their objective. The book shows readers how to: act upon their objectives in a precise, targeted way * recognize obstacles and overcome them * become more assertive * change counterproductive behavior * establish priorities * make the most of their time Achieving goals takes hard work and discipline. This expanded edition of Goal Setting gives readers the tools and techniques to accomplish anything.
By:   Michael Dobson, Susan Wilson
Imprint:   Amacom
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   Second Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   299g
ISBN:   9780814401699
ISBN 10:   0814401694
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   03 July 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
CONTENTS Preface to the Second Edition v Part I Setting Personal Goals Chapter 1 Getting Started 3 Chapter 2 Potential Obstacles to Reaching Your Goals 12 Chapter 3 Eleven Strategies to Optimize Reaching Your Goals 21 Part II Effective Goal Setting and People Skills Chapter 4 Assertive Behavior 33 Chapter 5 Changing People's Behavior 44 Part III Effective Goal Setting and Management Skills Chapter 6 Setting Priorities 57 Chapter 7 Planning 63 Chapter 8 Delegating 68 Chapter 9 Time Management 75 Part IV Achieving Your Goals Chapter 10 Getting Help in Reaching Your Goals 85 Chapter 11 Getting the Power to Get Things Done 91 Chapter 12 Project Management for Goal Achievers 102 Appendix Goal Achievement Worksheet 113 Index 115

Susan B. Wilson is a coach, facilitator, and writer, as well as the owner of Executive Strategies, a firm that specializes in providing fast, effective solutions for organizations and individuals in goal setting, leadership, and team-building. Michael S. Dobson (Bethesda, MD) has over twenty years of experience in project management. He was part of the team that built the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. He also served as Director of New Product Development and Marketing for TSR, Inc., one of the world's best-known game companies.

Reviews for Goal Setting: How to Create an Action Plan and Achieve Your Goals

.. .very well written and is applicable to anyone at any time in his or her life...and gets you to think for yourself. I highly recommend it. -- AORN magazine


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