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Jane SuterTop Contributor
Owner - Red Tiger Consultancy Ltd

Should SMART ever be used for Goal Setting in Coaching?

There are many models for goal setting with SMART much recommended.

Specific - Measurable - Achievable - Relevant - Time Bounded

In my view, using models, such as SMART for coaching, miss out on areas that are critical to a goal being successfully achieved.

Authors such as Mark Murphy even go as far as to say that SMART "actually encourages mediocre performance and is an impediment to bold action". In other words, SMART plays it safe in these uncertain times and where being out of one’s comfort zone is becoming the norm.

There is another more fundamental reason where I... (More)

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John Stubbs
John Stubbs MSc, MInstLM, MBCS
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