The Power Of Short-Term Targets
Step 3: Set Clear Goals

The Power Of Short-Term Targets

Organizational change often means that you will have a loss of resources within your work group. You may lose some of your people, yet have as much or more work to do than before. Budget cuts may make it tougher to achieve what the company expects of you.

One way of maximizing effectiveness is to operate with clearly defined goals and objectives. That enables you to get the best mileage out of your people. An added benefit is that it helps your people get their minds off the past and become future-oriented.

You will get your best results at this stage of the game if you focus intensely on short-term targets. Long-term goal setting requires more time and effort, and there is more...