Sometimes, knowingly or unknowingly, managers may set unrealistic, unattainable goals for employees and label them as stretch goals. In some cases, an employee may be given multiple such stretch goals with no guidance on how to achieve them.
But stretch goals are important. You may think. Stretch goals can push employees out of their comfort zones and motivate them to perform better.
You’re right. Stretch goals are essential for the growth and development of employees and organisations.
But most managers falter as they do not understand how to set stretch goals and help employees achieve them, which is a topic we will explore at length in this module.