Key points of goal setting include setting lifetime goals, breaking larger goals into smaller ones. This online resource from MindTools provides many good strategies and tips on the topics of goal setting and motivation.
"Students who set goals for themselves tend to do better in school." "Goals can help students stay motivated." (Simon Fraser University). Set a goal and tell a friend that you'll read this article before the end of the week!! (It is well worth it!)
Take a career assessment survey such as the Meyer Briggs Type Indicator or Strengths Finder offered through the U Sask Student Employment and Career Centre. Visit SECC also to get great advice on creating your resume, writing a cover letter and conducting an interview.
Motivation & Goal Setting
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Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose - are three key factors that lead to better performance and motivation. Watch this RSA Animation Video by Dan Pink to spark ideas for motivating yourself.