At the end of our meetings each man commits to doing a “stretch” that supports his development. We ask that these goals be S.M.A.R.T. – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-Boxed. It can take some work to fulfill these qualities, but they do work. You are more likely to achieve your goals if you allow S.M.A.R.T. to guide you. Check out this post on Lifehacker to learn more.