Goal

A goal is a desired result an animal or a system envisions, plans and commits to achieve—a personal or organizational desired end-point in some sort of assumed development. Many people endeavor to reach goals within a finite time by setting deadlines.

It is roughly similar to purpose or aim, the anticipated result which guides reaction, or an end, which is an object, either a physical object or an abstract object, that has intrinsic value.

Read more about Goal:  Goal Setting, Short-term Goals, Personal Goals, Personal Goal Achievement and Happiness, Self-Concordance Model, Goal Management in Organizations

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Theory Of Constraints - History - Key Assumption
... Before the goal itself can be reached, necessary conditions must first be met ... For most businesses, the goal itself is to make money ... non-profit businesses, making money is a necessary condition for pursuing the goal ...
Icing (ice Hockey)
... at least two red lines, the opposing team's goal line being the last, and the puck remains untouched ... It is, however, not icing if the puck is shot from behind the halfway line into the goal, or when the shot must be played by the opposing team's goaltender to keep it out of the net ... In the former case with a shot puck crossing the goal line completely, the goal is counted ...
West Coast Eagles - Individual Awards - Goal of The Year Winners
... The Goal of the Year is awarded to the player judged to have kicked the best goal during a particular season Ben Cousins – 1999 Mark Merenda – 2001 Daniel Kerr – 2003 Chris ...
Yeom Ki-Hun - International Goals
... Results list South Korea's goal tally first ... Result Competition June 29, 2007 Seogwipo Iraq 1 goal 3-0 Friendly match February 20, 2008 Chongqing North Korea 1 goal 1-1 2008 East Asian Cup February 23, 2008 Chongqing ...
Daruma Doll - Physical Features and Symbolism - Eyes
... blank white eyes" as a means to keep track of goals or big tasks and motivate them to work to the finish ... The recipient of the doll fills in one eye upon setting the goal, then the other upon fulfilling it ... see the one-eyed Daruma, they recall the goal ...

Famous quotes containing the word goal:

    Whenever you pray, make sure you do it at school assemblies and football games, like the demonstrative creatures who pray before large television audiences. That is the real goal of the thing. But do not, I urge you, pray all alone in your home where no one can see. That does not get you ratings.
    Garry Wills (b. 1934)

    To enumerate the different trades by which the women in New York are endeavoring—not to live—that for many of them is as utterly unattainable a goal as the end of the rainbow—but simply to postpone as long as possible their appearance at the morgue or the cemetery—to attempt to do this would be useless.
    Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)

    The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti-abortion forces; what they want is control. Control over behavior: power over women. Women in the anti-choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
    Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)