Personal Goal Paper
Setting goals is motivation tool for a person to achieve something desired. It is important for everyone to set goals whether it is short-term, long-term goal or both. “A goal - particularly one that is accepted and believed in - appears to be a simple but effective tool capable of driving personal and organizational performance to the next level” Wartenberg, F. (2008). Therefore, I decided to set professional and personal short-term goal as well as long-term goals. My professional short-term goal is to complete my degree in Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) with a minimal grade of B average. My professional long-term goal is to become a midwife, where I can assist in deliveries in the labor and delivery unit. As spirituality is important in my life, my short-term goal reflects it. I want to dedicate more time in volunteering and researching what makes my beliefs strong through my conviction and personal faith. Furthermore, I want to spend more time to with my immediate family. My long-term goals I want to achieve are to relocate, buy a house out of New York and buy a brand new car. Professional Goals
As a registered nurse it is imperative to have a continuation of education in medicine as technology evolves. After meditating on health care and the changes to come, I made the decision to begin to accomplish my professional short-term goal, which is to complete my BSN. I recognized that fear of failing has held me back. I thought that my many responsibilities would impede the continuation of my education. Even when I successfully have continued my education by attending conferences; I was not completely satisfied with what I had done and accomplished. For this reason my goal is to receive my BSN degree. I understand it can be challenging given that I have an abundance of responsibilities to fulfill simultaneously. These some of the reasons I have decided to make daily goals to succeed. It was difficult to begin school...
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