Making the SMART Method Less Dumb

I attribute the success of the “SMART Method” of Goal Definition to its catchy name, not to its effectiveness. In fact, as it’s currently practiced, I think it’s fatally flawed.

Let me explain the method, its flaws, and how it can be remedied.

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Michael J. Motta

Michael J. Motta

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Asst. Professor of Politics. Writes here about productivity, learning, journaling, life. Author of Long Term Person, Short Term World.