← Goal-Setting Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Goal A statement about what a person wants to be, do, or have, accomplished by taking certain steps; provides direction to a plan of action. Goal setting The process used to determine what an individual wants to be, do, or have (i.e., what a person wants to accomplish). Short-term goals more immediate. They can be reached in a few months. Medium-term goals generally about one to three years. Long-term goals take five years or more to accomplish, and may be more difficult because they are further away.