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Achieving Legal Goals and Objectives as an Attorney

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Setting objectives and goals is a simple concept, but hard to do. It is a commitment to achieve specific results. Far easier is the option of "I'll do the best I can" or "We'll keep our options open" or "We'll do whatever is possible in our market." Unfortunately that strategy usually results in little attainment, a great deal of frustration, and much wasted energy and resources.
 
Achieving Legal Goals and Objectives as an Attorney

Salespeople, whom most people normally think of as goal oriented, often have no clear objective. Many sales managers and salespeople have considerable difficulty articulating and committing to specific targets. No wonder that attorneys, whose training and experience normally have less to do with overt goal orientation, have so much difficulty focusing their energies.

Many people use the terms "objectives" and "goals" interchangeably, but they should not. Goals are statements of intended direction. Objectives are time-specific quantifiable targets to hit. Setting both goals and objectives is crucial to establishing the planning process.

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