4 Steps to Setting and Achieving Goals

Episode 1: 4 Steps to Setting and Achieving Goals


This episode is inspired by the blog post, “Say No to New Years’ Resolutions and Yes to Goal Planning in 2015.”  In this episode, I discuss 4 steps you can take to start setting and achieving your goals. I also go into my lessons learned from these 4 steps that got me on the path to setting and achieving my goals.


Episode Recap

4 Steps to Set and Achieve Goals

1. Write it down

  • Be Realistic
  • Lifetick, an online goal setting and tracking tool.
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting

Specific = Does the goal clearly state what it will achieve?
Measurable = Will you know if you have achieved your goal?
Achievable/Action-Oriented = is this a goal which can actually be achieved or wishful thinking?
Relevant = Does this goal reflect your values in life?
Time Specific = When do you want to achieve this goal by?

2. Be held accountable

  • The differentiator when it comes to achieving goals.
  • Julien Gordon’s Guaranteed Goals accountability group.

3. Track the progress

4. Celebrate the achievements





Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.