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Electronic Newsletter                 Issue 2009-01

 

Jan. 2009

In this issue Striking Statistic, Timely Tip, Group Gathering, Computer Clue, and Quick Quote

 

 

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Striking Statistic

 

A Watson Wyatt Work Study found that companies whose employees understand the mission and goals enjoy a 29 percent greater return than other firms.
 

Timely Tip

 

It's goal planning time again!  When planning your goals, be sure to put them into the SMART format before communicating them to your customers, suppliers, or teams.  SMART means:

S = Specific

M = Measurable

A = Attainable

R = Relevant

T = Time-based

For more details on What are SMART goals, see the full article at 

http://ezinearticles.com/?id=1843732.

 

More new ezine articles related to goal setting and planning include:

Group Gathering

 

Many of you may be looking for something a little more fun to help your teams recognize the need to plan and meet goals.  If you are, then check out the "Sea Turtles" activity in the archived issue from Nov. 2005 on Goal-setting

 

It is time for a gathering of the minds!  It's time to you to share too!  After some of her speaking engagement, Shirley has been asked to provide reports on various e-tools for time and meeting management.  So this is one of her goals for 2009.  We need your help finding tools to review.  If you know any great FREE tools, send the link and we will check it out.  If you have any other ideas for articles you would like to see, please let us know that too at admn (at) shirleyfinelee.com.  Links to e-tool articles will appear in future newsletters or on the blog. 

 

FYI:  Thanks for your support in reading and sharing article links last year.  Shirley's goal was to write more articles and get higher hits in 2008.  49+ new articles were written with all articles hits on ezinearticles.com at 32,630 (up from 4,820 hits thru 2007) and were republished on over 273 other sites all together.  The most popular articles were in the categories of meeting management and team-building.  With your help, we want to do even better in 2009!

 

For now, to read more about goals you may want to check out my associates blog postings on

2bproductive.blogspot.com.  

 

Computer Clue

 

Utilize a computer to track your progress toward the goal plan.  You can purchase goal tracking software for a business or find websites that allow personal goal tracking.  If you prefer to not learn something new, check to see if your current business software has a goal feature or utilize your spreadsheet software for tracking.  Most spreadsheets allow for easy creation of graphs too. 

 

Quick Quote

 

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C. S. Lewis

 

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BUSINESS BLOG

 Multi-Contributor Blog "To Be Productive" at

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Professional consultants and coaches posting on this blog in 2008 included:

 

Deborah Avrin

Sue Miller

George Hendley

Daryl Thomas

Shirley Lee

Carl Youngberg

Elaine Siciliano Morris

 

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