April has started an internship at your company and you have been asked to manage her. After expanding the SMART goal setting framework, April comes back with the following goal: “Increase social media visits by 80% by December 31 of this year.” Based on SMART goal setting, how would you respond to April’s goal?
- A) “So close – you need to include current visits numbers so it’s clear the goal is attainable.”
- B) “Good – now create a list of next steps for how you are going to increase traffic by 80%.”
- C) “Good try – but SMART goals should only be used for Visits, Leads, and Customers.”
- D) “Nice job – now come back to me with a strategy for how you are going to his this goal.”