Why you need a SMART goal setting worksheet

Using a SMART goals setting worksheet can help you optimize the way you and your employees set goals in your organization. We have created 2 examples to give you a better understanding of the output and what to consider when you creating a smart goal.

Example 1

Objective Description here you should specify what the objective is you are setting.

SMART goal setting questions (worksheet 1)

  • What is specific about your goal?
  • How your goal is measurable?
  • How your goal is achievable?
  • How your goal is relevant?
  • By when your expect to complete your goal?
Goal AttributesDescription
What is specific about your goal?Here you need to specify what is specific about your goal
How your goal is measurable?How your goals is going to be measured? You need to have a number next to your goal for example: 'I am going to complete 5 customer onboarding guides'
How your goal is achievable?Is your goal realistic, what are the different steps you are going to take to complete your goal?
How your goal is relevant?You goals should be relevant to what your team and you are trying to achieve
By when your expect to complete your goal?By when are you expecting to achieve your goal

Example 2

Objective Description is again required. You will have to specify what is your objective.

SMART goal setting questions (worksheet 2)

  • What do I need to do to complete this goal (specific)?
  • How do I measure progress (measurable)?
  • Do I have the right skillset to complete this goal (achievable)?
  • Is my goal aligned to my work (relevant)?
  • What is the time frame to complete my goal?
Goal AttributesDescription
What do I need to do to complete this goal?You have set the objective now you need to think what you need to complete your goal, what is specific about your goal?
How do I measure progress?You need to measure your goals to ensure you are on track. Here you have to consider performance indicators that will allow you to measure goal progress
Do I have the right skillset to complete this goal?You have to consider if you are the right person to complete this goal or why you are the right person to complete the goal?
How your goal is aligned to your work?Does your goal link with your company objectives and team/department goals? Do you need to collaborate with other people to achieve your goals?
What is the time frame to complete your goal?How long its going to take to complete your goal?