Short-Term Goals

A goal is considered short-term if it will take about one month or less to complete. The Short-Term Goal (STG) is most effective when it is related to a Long-Term Goal. The STG therefore acts as the blueprints or map in route to LTG achievement.

A goal is not a goal until you write it down, develop steps to reach it, and set a completion date for it. – Zig Ziglar

Goal Types

  • Process goals involve a particular skill (e.g., increase arc of free throw shot)
  • Performance goals provide a way to measure (e.g., score 20 points)
  • Outcome goals determine the end result (e.g., win the game on this date)

Short-Term Goal Task


B. Develop 3 STG’s related to LTG above by completing the following steps:

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