Goal Evaluation Matrix
Choose five of the scenarios in Appendix C and evaluate the goals according to the SMART criteria. Provide support for your evaluation.
Goal setter and goal
Is the goal specific?
Is the goal measurable?
Is the goal attainable?
Is the goal realistic?
Is the goal timely?
She wants to open her own women’s clothing boutique in 6 to 12 months.
She wants to open up a women’s clothing boutique in 6 to 12 months.
She needs more time to research stores, locations, and formulate a business plan
Does not have a realistic time frame
Without realistic progress she is not likely to open up her store in 6 to 12 months.
He hopes to play professional football within 2 years
He wants to play linebacker for the chargers
He will know his goal if he makes the NFL team
Very difficult to play in the NFL
Because of his age, and lack of experience the goal is not realistic
2 years till training camp starts is not enough time to be ready to play
She hopes to gain 5 pounds in 1 month
She wants to gain 5 pounds in a healthy way.
If she eats more carbs, exercising and eating more right after working out
By sticking with the carb, and exercise plan the goal can be reached
Being healthier, having more energy can lead to her goal
1 month is enough time to reach her goal to gain 5 pounds
He hopes to save enough money for a second car within 1 year
He wants to