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A Goal Setting Strategy That Works

Enterprise Center at Salem State University
121 Loring Ave | Salem, MA, 01970

October 5, 2015 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm

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The focus of the workshop will be to provide you with the background and techniques to successfully develop and achieve your stated goals more consistently.
During the discussion we will cover:

• Wishes versus goals or why people fail to achieve their goals
• Guidelines for setting goals
• Different types of goals
• Development of SMARTY Goals
o Specific – target a specific area for improvement.
o Measurable – quantify or at least suggest an indicator of progress.
o Assignable – specify who will do it.
o Realistic – state what results can realistically be achieved, given available resources.
o Time-related – specify when the result(s) can be achieved.
o Yours – Goals that are important to you!
• How attitude and behavior plays into your ability to achieve your goal
• A formula for success that you can apply to achieve improved results

This is an interactive session where you will learn how to use Headway’s unique Goal Sheet process to develop a goal that you can work on once you leave the workshop.



Enterprise Center at Salem State University
121 Loring Ave
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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John King

Headway strategy Consulting

John W. King, II

Executive Summary
John’s goal as President/Owner of Headway strategy Consulting is to provide coaching and advisory assistance to individuals and organizations to help them; Convert Chaos into Structure, Bring new concepts into reality and Develop the supporting goals to achieve improved results. He brings over 40 years of experience working in different industries such as retail, manufacturing, distribution, insurance, aerospace and defense, and various services organizations in management or consultative roles. He has deep experience with developing, implementing and managing systems and processes. This experience has provided him with a unique perspective on people, process and technology associated with overall business operations that he can provide to his clients. In addition, he has been involved with youth organizations for over 20 years as a volunteer leader and trainer.

Most recently, John has begun to provide additional thought leadership for entrepreneurs, small and midsize business on his podcast series “Making Headway” which can be accessed through his website. He also hosts a local access cable show for the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce called “Voice of Business”. He written a book titled “The Compass Approach” which focuses on the organizational and leadership skills which are so important in running a business. He has started Peer to Peer CEO group for saller-mid sized businesses in the Boston area.


MBA : Information Systems
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
BBA: Organizational Behavior
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA:
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