A SMART Approach to Reaching Goals and Objectives

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Fulfilling your dreams, plans, and goals is rarely easy. Making the most of each opportunity can be difficult if you don't know what steps to take toward that objective. 


The truth is, everyone is a leader to someone 

Did you know that approximately 80% of people never set goals for themselves? Even more surprising is that in the 20% that do set goals, roughly 70% of them fail to achieve the goals they have set for themselves. So is it a wonder that anyone accomplishes anything remarkable in business and life? LifeThrive's SMART Process will make you 40 times more effective than those who don't have a structured goal-setting approach.

The Problem:

You, like everyone, possess unique qualities that will allow you to succeed where others might fail.

Too often, we can rely on others to provide us with direction and focus, yet often others' plans do not take into account your capacities or passion for an objective. Those differences alone can alter how one person approaches the same aspiration compared to someone else. 

Someone else's plan rarely provides the level of catalyst to motivate you. Here's why:

  • Each individual or team will approach the same task from a different paradigm of thought, more noticeably when stress elevates
  • No two people have an identical experience, even in the same lines of work or in similar personal circumstances; This can alter the way the objective is perceived and approached
  • Engagement and, therefore, ownership are frequently lost in people's minds if there does not seem to be a collaborative direction or focus for them, individually or with their team
  • Diversity of thought may or may not provide the physical and mental resources that aid in team success
  • Not having a common positive input that would typically enhance team goal setting instead works against a structured, objective approach

Do any of these leadership issues sound familiar? The good news is that you are not alone. 

The Solution:

 SMART inserts your behavior and approach to various priorities into a proven step-by-step process.

Adopting the SMART process is an easy and memorable experience that will pay off throughout your life and career, whether it is applied personally, professionally, or within teams. Your unique reasoning behind how and why you establish goals is critical to the path you take and its destination.

Putting intention behind your goal-setting and utilizing the SMART Process will help you:

  • Identify specifically what the goal and objective consist of to ensure that you see the results of your efforts when the process is complete.
  • Solidify your reasoning and "why," increasing your motivation toward the ultimate objective
    Maximize your strengths in goal-setting while minimizing your weaknesses
  • Understand the opportunities and timeframes to work within your everyday schedule, ensuring you have both time and resources to meet your objective
  • Give ample time to complete each stage of the process while minimizing the project's stress
  • Challenge yourself towards success (90% of people tend to perform better when setting relevant and challenging goals)


Introducing the SMART Approach to Reaching Goals and Objectives Course

Building and developing positive tactics for success requires a laser-like focus on what is essential to your or your team. Without that single-mindedness, you will not be able to establish the types of relationships that:

(1) Build trust

(2) Manage conflict 

(3) Provide meaningful motivation to you and your team

This course will teach you to maximize your and your team's strengths while removing the distractions that might diminish your personal and professional objectives.


Who can benefit from the SMART Approach Course?

  • Executives 
  • Leaders
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants to improve their goal setting, emotional intelligence, interactional skills, and develop empathy for others

Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up

After you sign up, you'll get access to 20 video lessons, the SMART manual (49 Page PDF - a $99.95 Value), and multiple downloads that will assist you with the processEach will help you better understand how to quantify, establish and complete your objectives at work and play. 

You will also get updates to access bonus lessons, course updates, and content exclusively only for students and clients of LifeThrive. 

Achieve MORE of your objectives FASTER

This course will immediately help you identify the key elements necessary to achieve your dreams and aspirations. We will provide the direction you need to heighten your capacity and potential, which will give you the tools to improve your life, both personally and professionally. This approach is 40 times more effective than just having a goal or dream.

Increase your confidence and capacity for success

This program will give you an awareness of the logic and steps necessary to increase your capacity – even when it is a stretch! You will also learn to quantify each step of the process to ensure that you are not overwhelmed when challenges or changes interrupt an action or two. As a result, you'll breeze through obstacles others might not complete because of your planning and preparation.


Apply principles that will work for you personally, professionally, and for your group or team

Most people feel like SMART is only for individuals. Our approach in this course is to help you apply success principles that apply to both individuals or groups of any size. We will illustrate this with a case study involving thousands of people and saw millions of income revenue due to this approach.

Build a template for both individual and organizational accomplishments

Once you and your team members have established their goals through SMART, you will remove the emotional roadblocks that often inhibit individual or group achievement. While each team may have different needs and objectives, the process is similar and allows others to follow a proven, step-by-step approach. That in and of itself will reduce the "friction" between leaders, managers, and team members.

Here’s what people are saying about the course

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A Better functioning Team


I want you to know how valuable we found your training in Leadership Development. I am confident that our workforce will continue to grow into a better functioning TEAM, achieving significant achievements in the process.

What’s in the SMART Approach Course

Want to build a healthy career pathway, relationships, and team? The best place to start is with a solid foundation. It is never too late to start building; it simply requires taking steps to gain new insight and practice skills. 


This course will provide you with all the building blocks needed for leading yourself and others into long-term success. Here's how you will walk through this course and find your answers:

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Module 1: The SMART Foundation (Sessions 1 – 4)

This module will create your foundation for SMART goals and help you identify where and how to improve your goal-setting skills. You'll learn the fundamentals of integrating your natural behaviors and priorities into your goals and dreams.


By the end of this module, you will understand how this self-awareness will help you prepare yourself to set goals while defining and focusing your direction within each objective.

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Module 2: Building a SMART Framework for your Personal or Professional Objectives (Sessions 5 – 8)

In this module, we'll help you take what you already know about yourself and apply it to your personal and professional life. We'll then teach you how to build your objectives so that you do not get lost between planning and completing your goal.

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Module 3: A SMART Framework for Team Goals and Hiring New Team Members (Sessions 9 – 11)

This module will provide insight into building team-based goals by using LifeThrive team examples. We'll show you how to identify a team's personality, strengths, and weaknesses.


We'll equip you to determine which aspects of The Six Overall Team Tendencies will be impacted most by considering each team member's personality. 

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Module 4: Other Team Personality Examples Impacting SMART Success (Sessions 12 – 14)

This module will focus on three more Team Personality Types to help you grasp the strengths and challenges that each team personality style might present in every aspect of day-to-day life. Finally, we end each session with case-by-case solutions for interactional success.

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Module 5: Exercises for Success with Team-Based SMART Goals (Sessions 15 – 17)

In these three sessions of module 5, we identify three steps to applying SMART to team success. To help you better understand the three stages, we'll provide you with unique real-life case studies that illustrate each step individually.

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Module 6: Applying the SMART Process with Case Studies and Conclusions (Sessions 18 – 20)

In these three sessions of module 5, we identify three steps to applying SMART to team success. To help you better understand the three stages, we'll provide you with unique real-life case studies that illustrate each step individually.

Bonus

You will also get the following

Bonus 1: Workbook
SMART Approach Leadership Workbook

This book will help you solidify your role as a leader so you can develop the true human potential within yourself and others: 49 Pages, 1nd edition (PDF Format)

Bonus 2: 
Coachability idex 

To understand yourself or other team members, you will need to grasp what might inhibit success.


The coachability index will provide insight into your (or your team member's) potential inhibitors. The results identify your interpersonal, intrapersonal, and application strengths and weaknesses. 


This will help you or your team members which areas require a more diligent focus.

Bonus 3
Lifetime Access: Retake the SMART Approach Course again and again, for free

The process of growing in your leadership is ongoing.


That's why as long as the course is in existence, you can retake the program year after year at no additional charge.

Meet Your Instructors

About Dr. Chuck Coker

For more than 30 years, Chuck has focused his career on people's development. He has implemented proprietary Personal Formation, Human Capital, Talent Management, and incentive-based programs across a broad scope of Churches, Fortune Companies, regional organizations, and educational institutions. 

About Dr. George Monk

George is a former US Army soldier that’s still making an impact and difference wherever he’s stationed. He’s a trainer, coach, mentor, speaker, professor, leadership/management, and personal growth/development expert.  His background includes multiple diverse and inclusive positions centered around collective leadership and encapsulating its genius.


About Dr. Michael Hartsfield

Michael is the President of Aileron Private Client Services, a leadership coaching company dedicated to developing leaders who desire personal and organizational transformation. While he often gets invited to teach as an adjunct professor, his passion is seeing how theory and practice come together to make real and substantive changes in both people and processes.  

Here’s what people are saying about Chuck's teaching

Carol A. Warfield, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

“What a wonderful change”

What a wonderful change Dr. Coker made in just two days! Morale immediately improved and our staff suddenly felt vested in our organization, motivated to improve, in control of their own future and indeed enthusiastic about their workplace. . . You took a rather skeptical, frustrated group of professionals and generated hope, focus, and optimism within a very short period.

Patty Anderson

Manager, Access Communications

More than I ever believed possible

I had the opportunity to attend a LifeThrive training session that, and they, unlike anything I've seen. The Personal formations present a simple straight forward process for getting and keeping more of what you want out of your personal and professional life. I can do more than I ever believed possible.

Linda Cook

CEO, Institute For Organizational Wellness

I rarely say, "Wow"

I rarely say, "WOW!" when I get trained by an organization for our team's personal and professional development. Your approach, technology, and personal commitment deliver when other promises fall short.

Now, it’s time to grow in both self-development and interpersonal skills

LifeThrive's SMART Approach to Reaching Goals and Objectives curriculum is a unique approach to understanding how to maximize your and your team's strengths while removing the distractions that might diminish your personal and professional objectives.


Having the ability to set goals in many different situations will improve your team's collaboration and goal-reaching, strengthen your leadership and self-esteem and increase opportunities for self-growth.


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  • 30 minute private coaching call to your goals

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days

If you don’t like the SMART Approach course for any reason, if you feel it wasn’t worth your investment or even if you want your money back for no reason at all, we’ve got you covered. Buy today, and you can ask for a refund anytime within the next 30 days. Our support team will process your refund, no questions asked.

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A Better functioning Team

I want you to know how valuable we found your training in Leadership Development. I am confident that our workforce will continue to grow into a better functioning TEAM, achieving significant achievements in the process.

As usual, your presentations were well received and appreciated by Mayo Clinic and St. Luke's Hospital employees. Some were so impressed by the content of your classes that they not only shared the information received with their colleagues but highly recommended that they take these classes if offered again.

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Management and Staff Development Coordinator, Mayo Clinic

I rarely say, "WOW!" when I get trained by an organization for our team's personal and professional development. Your approach, technology, and personal commitment deliver when other promises fall short.

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Linda Cook
CEO, The Institute For Organizational Wellness, Inc.

Guided us every step

Organizations, such as ours, cannot afford to make 'people' mistakes. You guided us through each step of the process to ensure the right person was in the appropriate position, based on their skills, behaviors, and motivational mindset. You helped us get all the behavioral training necessary to adapt to both internal and external clients to ensure their needs got met.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a place we can ask questions?

Yes! In the course, there's a comment area which allows you to ask questions and get answers from Chuck and the other members of the course.

Will this course work for me? 

No course can work 100% of the time for everyone. So, if you buy this course and don't feel it's working for you, request a refund anytime within the first 30-days. Our support team will process your refund, no questions asked.

Why are you charging for this course?

We priced this course to reach the maximum number of people and continue to support it's ongoing development. There has been tremendous effort invested to build the online assessments, workbook and course development. 

How hard will I need to work in this course?

This course is self-guided, but you’re not alone. You can follow this course at your own pace. Ideally, we want you to complete this course as quickly as possible to improve your chances of getting the direction you want. You’re going to have access to community and me of peers who are taking this course with you for motivation.

BASIC COURSE

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129.00

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  • Immediate Start
  • Validated Assessments
  • Access to All Modules
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229.00

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  • Immediate Start
  • Access to All Modules and 3 number of bonuses
  • 30 minute private coaching call

Note from Chuck

For more than 30 years, I've focused my career on people's development. My passion is helping individuals and organizations grow. 


I'm looking forward to supporting your journey!


Talk soon,

Chuck

LifeThrive

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