Setting clear goals and achieving them along a defined path will see your career tracking wherever you choose to go.
Here are my top five tips for beauty industry career goal setting:
Set S.M.A.R.T. goals.
Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, & Time Bound: these are the characteristics of S.M.A.R.T. goal setting. Google the idea to learn more about this powerful system.
Share your goals.
Sharing your goals with trusted supporters can help keep you on track and accountable along the way.
Challenges may pop up and new information may surface. Sometimes your goals might need to be amended or timelines altered. Take time to check your progress to evaluate how things are going. Keep things realistic and on track.
New options and opportunities will arise. Stick to your plan in the face of distractions. If it was important enough to set it as a goal, the little things that come along are not worth the setback.
Enjoy both small successes along the way, as well as the big achievements. When goals can be crossed off the list and new ones crafted, take time to relish the awesome feeling that only accomplishment can give.