Professional Development

Can SMART Goals Really Improve Employee Performance?

There is an abundance of research that suggests that helping employees set specific, difficult goals leads to higher performance. In an article in American Psychologist, Edwin Lock and Gary Latham indicate through their investigations on goal setting and motivation that when managers and employers help employees develop clear, challenging goals,

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10 Factors that Can Predict Your Professional Success

Science can predict whether or not you’re going to achieve your personal and professional goals. Cognitive theory, goal attainment theories, and positive psychology all point towards several key factors that determine the likelihood of achieving success, whatever your goals are.

Whether or not we are “successful” ourselves comes down to all

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