How To Develop SMART Goals

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How To Develop SMART GoalsIn his book, Leadership Coaching, Ton Stoltzfus points out how to develop smart goals.  He uses the word smart as an acronym.

S.M.A.R.T. Goals are:

  1. Specific
  2. Measurable
  3. Attainable
  4. Relevant
  5. Time-Specific (page 136)

Dale Roach


Quotes About Coaching

Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you.  John Wooden

Any genuine teaching will result, if successful, in someone’s knowing how to bring about a better condition of things than existed earlier. – John Dewey

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. – Japanese Proverb

Coaching is a profession of love. You can’t coach people unless you love them.  Eddie Robinson

Failure is good. It’s fertilizer. Everything I’ve learned about coaching, I’ve learned from making mistakes. –  Rick Pitino

All coaching is, is taking a player where he can’t take himself. – Bill McCartney

Selecting the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching. –  Philip


You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. – Galileo Galilei

Coaching helps you develop your leadership skills, clarify your values and guiding principles and build your reputation. – John G Agno

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to Copy. – Oliver Goldsmith

Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.. – Albert Schweitzer

Effective leadership coaching can happen on the dance floor of conversation. –  John G Agno

A good coach will make his players see what they can become rather than what they are. – Ara Parseghian

When I was coaching, the one thought that I would try to get across to my players was that everything I do each day, everything I say, I must first think what effect it will have on everyone concerned. – Frank Layden

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment. –  John Wooden

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