The New Year is the perfect time for goal setting, but as with most things, goals are only as good as the folks who can accomplish them.
Creating and maintaining transparent goals is only half the battle, particularly in an industry like ours, where good labor is hard to come by. It's important to ensure everyone on your team knows how their role helps get the job done,
According to Inc. magazine, only about 8% of people follow through with their goals. This statistic alone can be discouraging, but it's important to stay determined and not let this number scare you.
At Tire Talent, we've spent a considerable amount of time defining our goals and taking steps toward achieving them — and it's a slow, methodical practice that we didn't perfect overnight.
One of the primary reasons goals fail in the workplace isn't because of poor execution or little motivation, but rather a lack of organization, which can cause things to go awry quickly. For those who don't see themselves as organized, having some semblance of structure is important for the entire team to succeed.
As many as 40% of workers feel they are very or extremely stressed out from work, according to a study from the American Institute of Stress. This stress results from disorganization, a heavy workload, and more importantly, a lack of goals.
Without goals, it's easy for employees to wonder if their work holds value, or if they're simply going through the motions. Now, more than ever, it's important to set your employees up for success.
This means eliminating some stress by setting goals, adding structure and welcoming room for collaboration. Here are some ways to create and manage goals that'll have your team working more efficiently and effectively.