# Fleeting fantasies or SMART goals?

When setting goals, it is important that it is falsifiable — just like a research hypothesis. An acronym that can be helpful when setting goals, is SMART. With SMART, goals have to be: Specific Measurable Accepted Relevant Time-bound Specific What exactly is it that you are going to do? Define the exact action that you have to perform. Measurable How will you track your goal?