COMPREHEND Model Of Goal-Setting

By Divya Toshniwal

January 2024

Building upon the SMART model, here's an expanded goal-setting model that covers additional aspects for comprehensive goal planning.

COMPREHEND model is designed to provide a more holistic and strategic framework for goal planning and achievement.

C: Clarity Define your goal with absolute clarity. Clearly articulate what you want to achieve and why it matters in your long-term vision.

O: Ownership Take full ownership of your goal. Acknowledge that you are the primary driver of your goal and commit to taking responsibility for its success.

M: Measurable Establish measurable criteria to track progress. Identify specific metrics or milestones to gauge your advancement toward the goal.

P: Plan Develop a strategic plan to achieve your goal. Outline the steps and strategies you will implement to move closer to your desired outcome.

R: Resilience Anticipate challenges and develop resilience strategies. Identify potential obstacles and establish a plan for overcoming setbacks.

E: Environment Consider the external factors influencing your goal. Assess the external environment, including industry trends, market conditions, and organizational dynamics.

H: Habits Cultivate habits that support your goal. Identify and establish positive habits that contribute to your goal attainment.

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E: Evaluate Regularly assess progress and adjust strategies as needed. Schedule regular check-ins to evaluate your progress, celebrate achievements, and adjust strategies based on evolving circumstances.

N: Network Leverage your network for support and opportunities. Engage with mentors, colleagues, and industry professionals to seek advice, gain insights, and discover new opportunities related to your goal.

D: Deadline Set a realistic and motivating deadline for goal attainment. Establish a clear timeframe for achieving your goal to create a sense of urgency and focus.

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