Goal Setting and Getting Things Done
LevelAll levels
ContentText / video
Study time3-4 hours


Goal setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. What makes a good goal? We touch on goal characteristics, time management, making a to do list, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills for you to complete more tasks and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

Course Objectives

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals


Module One: Getting Started

Course Objectives

Module Two: Overcoming Procrastination (I)

Eat That Frog!
Just Do It
The 15 Minute Rule
Chop It Up
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Overcoming Procrastination (II)

Remove Distractions
Start Small and Build
Reward Yourself
Set Realistic Deadlines
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Four P’s of Goal Setting

They Need to Be Positive
They Need to Be Personal
They Need to Be Possible
They Need to Be Prioritized
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Improving Motivation

Remember Peak Moments
Write Down Your Goals
Use Gamification
Track Your Progress
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Wise Time Management

Urgent/Important Matrix
The 80/20 Rule
Utilize a Calendar
Create a Ritual
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Tips for Completing Tasks

One Minute Rule
Five Minute Rule
Break Up Large Tasks
Utilize Technology
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Increase Your Productivity

Repeat What Works
Get Faster
Remove “Should” from Your Dictionary
Build on Your Successes
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: “To Do” List Characteristics

Focus on the Important
Chunk, Block, Tackle
Make It a Habit
Plan Ahead
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Smart Goals

Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Mistakes Will Happen

Accept It
Bouncing Back
Adapt and Learn from Them
If Needed, Ask for Help
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions
Wrapping Up

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