#17 The Art Of Goal Setting In Business

Nov 05, 2020, 10:40 AM

Why do organisations settle for setting bland, blanket goals? What about agreeing and setting goals that inspire, motivate and achieve?

In this weeks episode Rachael and John discuss why goal setting is generally poor, outcomes disappointing leaving people feeling flat.

Research shows that goal focussed people live more accomplished, motivated and successful lives - the trick seems to have something to do with how they are set, and the type of conversations we have.

Our Leadership Essentials:

  1. Understanding what goals must achieve: Clarity, Challenge, Commitment, Feedback and Complexity
  2. Get familiar with the different types of goals (Process, Outcome, Performance & Mastery) and when to use them
  3. Beware of the dark-side of goal setting. 

The Coaching Approach:

George discovers that his goal setting approach has delivered far reaching unintended consequences for his leadership team and its having a detrimental effect in his personal life too.