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Related to goals: personal goals
measurable milestones that are established to indicate the success of a plan.
long term goals goals that are the ultimate results desired when a plan is established or revised.
short term goals goals that can be achieved in a limited period of time and frequently lead to the achievement of a long term goal.
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