NATIONAL LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
Class Three GOAL SETTING AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
Goals and Goal Setting: Goals: The purpose toward which effort is directed –American Heritage College Dictionary Goal-Setting: –The practice of developing and assigning goals to programs, services or activities, etc.
Performance Measurement: The act of measuring ones performance on a particular task or activity The act of measuring ones performance toward completing desired goals
Goal setting and performance measurement sequence of events: –Leader of the organization –Vision for the organization (global and/or broad) –Goals for the organization (specific period of time)
Goal setting and performance measurement sequence of events continued: –Plans for the organization (related to the desired goals) –Measurement of each goal –Outcomes (results of efforts to achieve ones goals) –Evaluation of outcomes
Performance Measurement: Goal setting and performance measurement sequence of events: –Leader of the organization –Vision for the organization (global and/or broad) –Goals for the organization (specific period of time) –Plans for the organization (related to the desired goals) –Measurement of each goal –Outcomes (results of efforts to achieve ones goals) –Evaluation of outcomes
Noteworthy quotations about goals I: A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Noteworthy quotations about goals II: The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. Oprah Winfrey Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry Ford
Noteworthy quotations about goals III: This one step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything. Scott Reed Failure is not reaching your goal, but having no goal to reach. Benjamin Mays
Different types of goals: Behavioral goals (personal) Career goals (jobs) Performance goals (athletes) Activity goals (events) Program goals (services)
Different types of goals: Short-term vs. long-term goals Primary vs. secondary goals Multiple goals – establish priorities and/or rank order of the goals
Goal statements should be: Be expressed positively (no negative wording) Be appropriate for the circumstance or situation or context Be believable (no doubts, all factors are controllable); and Be measurable and observable
Set SMART Goals Conduct SMART goal training –Specific –Measurable –Achievable –Realistic –Time-phased
This Afternoon… Set team goals Set individual goals
Things to Consider … Ownership – believe in the process of goal setting Time commitment Difficulty Distractions Rewards
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