If you want your objectives to be achievable, you must set SMART objectives (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and with fixed deadlines). There are many minor variations in the SMART criteria. Specific, measurable criteria are almost always used consistently, while criteria A and R can vary. The T is usually some version of Timebound.
I always wanted to be someone, but I should have been more specific. Jane Wagner If you can't show that you've completed the goal, then it can't be measured, which means it's not an INTELLIGENT goal. Measurability is a very important part of making your objectives specific. Image of Coach pointing to S - SPECIFIC by Asier Romero via Shutterstock.