Tag: Goals

Three Key Dimensions of Organizational Goals

Organizational goal planning is a common activity that can happen any time of the year – but the New Year is a particularly good time for teams to regroup and reassess.  In this article, we provide a quick reminder of the general process involved in organizational planning, and then focus on the content of the goals themselves.

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Setting Organizational Goals: A Framework

We often think of New Year’s resolutions in personal terms – thinking about and writing down goals or activities we would like to achieve and do in the coming months and year.  It is also a good time for organizations to engage in developing or refining organizational goals, either to mark the start of the new year or a new quarter.

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New Goals Is the New Normal!

When the world locked down, those who transitioned to working from home assumed it would be work as normal, just not in the usual workplace. Many also thought their work would return to the office – once the pandemic had waned.

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Top 10 Pryor Resources for Goal Setting and Achievement in 2022

Pryor Learning is committed to supporting your personal and professional training and development in 2022.  Here is our Top 10 list of resources to help you start the new year with a fresh perspective and new skills.

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Getting to Goals: A 5-Step Process

An effective goal setting process is more than just writing a new To-Do list. Instead, it involves reflection on the past and an honest assessment of values and upcoming priorities. This doesn’t require a long window of time, but it does benefit from a systematic process. In the next week, take one hour to write down responses to the following questions:

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Gearing Up for Goals: Managing Energy Gains and Drains

Setting and achieving goals is easier when we are energized and focused. Understanding what leads us to gain and drain energy can help us better define and work towards our goals. Consider the following questions, from Pryor Learning’s Effective Goal-Setting and Planning Skills seminar. How do you gain energy? Write…
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Setting Goals When the World Keeps Changing

For many people, lives have changed dramatically over the past weeks and months – changes in business practices, changes in how we work, changes in how we connect socially and changes how we think about our health and the health of our families. How do we set goals when the…
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Setting Goals: A Full Life Check-In

Goal-setting is a standard part of workplace life – many of us are asked to be included in strategic planning sessions, or are called on to set targets for a month, quarter or year.  We also set goals in our personal life – like getting 8 hours of sleep a…
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Don’t Make Goals, Make Resolutions

Every New Year’s Day, nearly half of Americans participate in the tradition of promising to better themselves in the upcoming year. Most of these improvements will be personal: lose weight, spend less and get organized were the top three resolutions of 2014.[1] Career-related ambitions follow a similar pattern with popular…
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How Did I Get Here?

Once in a Lifetime – Talking Heads [1] “And you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile And you may find yourself in a beautiful house,…
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