What Are SMART Goals? A Guide to Using SMART Goals

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

SMART goals (standing for specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time-bound) help you outline action plans to achieve your short-term or long-term goals. It has origins in the business world, but it can be applied to anything you aspire to bring to life.