Measurable definition

One of five characteristics of a SMART goal.

Measurable describes a goal that is quantifiable and answers one or more of the following questions: How much? How many? How long? How often?

A measurable goal ensures you will be able to track your progress and know when you’ve achieved your goal.

Related terms: action-oriented, realistic, specific, time-oriented

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