Goal Setting Questions – a Framework for Planning and Questions for Professional & Personal Goals Statement Assignment #1
1 Why am I here?
If you find this difficult to answer, try answering these to give you some ideas: What is my sense of purpose? What is meaningful for me? What is important to me? What is my passion? What do I care about? What need can I serve?
2 Where have I been?
What past experience have I got?
3 Where am I now?
What kind of person / manager am I? What abilities do I possess? What am I good at? What are my strengths and weaknesses? What do I love doing?
4 Where do I want to get to?
What kind of person / manager do I want to become? What abilities do I want to develop? What learning goals shall I set? What are the organizational goals in which I can make a difference? Which knowledge and skills areas do I need to focus on to deliver both my personal objectives and benefits for my organization? What is my conscience directing me towards?
5 How shall I get there?
What learning and development actions do I need to undertake? What resources will I need to do perform them? How shall I overcome obstacles to my learning?
6 How will I know if I have arrived?
How do I measure achievement of goals? Is it money? Is it promotion? Is it another measure of success?
7 What’s holding me back?
What’s stopping me from doing what I want to do?
8 Who can help me?
Who can teach me? From whom can I learn? How do I get an internship or make professional connections?