Build and Flex Leadership Skills: Design a Goal of YOUR OWN
How do I design a SMART goal?
Earning one of these 10 new IPs requires you to exercise the freedom to design a goal of YOUR OWN. While your own imagination is the best resource, you're free to use activities you find in other sources, too.
Ask SMART Questions
Before starting work on it, discuss your goal with your adult advisor. They'll be able to coach you on creating a goal that is SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) by:
In addition to our suggestions, there are many other resources in your library or on the Web that can help you with writing SMART goals.
Three steps to make YOUR OWN goal a SMART one
1. Write one paragraph or so explaining what the goal of YOUR OWN activity is. When writing the goal, take time to consider questions like:
2. Once you've written the explanation, list the steps you'll take to achieve this goal.
3. Review what you've written with your adult advisor before beginning work on YOUR OWN goal's activity. Discuss how the chosen steps will enable you to reach your goal.