Goal-Setting Guide for Teens

A step-by-step, printable goal-setting guide for teens designed by our expert youth leadership facilitators to help students ages 12-18 develop and achieve their goals! A unique and powerful combination of reflection questions and SMART goal setting techniques with a focus on personal, impactful goals.

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Here at Powerful Youth, we believe that EVERY youth is powerful and has the power to make change in their community! One of the cornerstone elements of our Global Leadership Academy and custom leadership programs is helping teens develop valuable goal-setting skills they can apply in their personal, academic, and work lives going forward. Now, we are sharing some key parts of those lessons with a FREE printable step-by-step goal-setting guide that teens can use to think deeper about their goals, develop a clear, actionable SMART goal, and plan ahead for the obstacles they may encounter along the way. It’s a combination of our favorite goal-setting approaches plus engaging reflection questions that will help middle school and high school students increase their motivation and resiliency.

If you have any questions about the program or how to best use this goal-setting guide yourself or with your students, please feel free to contact us here. Or, if you are looking for a youth leadership workshop in your middle school or high school led by an experienced youth leadership facilitator, learn more about our custom leadership workshops here.

Using the power of experience-based learning, Powerful Youth is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to providing the best leadership training for youth world wide, helping them uncover purpose, fueled by their passions, to create positive and lasting change in themselves and their communities.

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