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goals

 [gōlz]
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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However, it's the long term goals that will make it a success story.
"This recognition also affirms the advantage of having a vision for your business, putting out the strong message that setting long term goals pays off in the future," Sajan added.
However, if you place all your assets in conservative investments, you may sacrifice long term goals and the higher potential returns offered by more aggressive (riskier) investments.
The therapist can help the patient establish both short and long term goals for rehabilitation using visits to teach exercises to use at home or at their gym.
To do so, we must push ahead with our long term goals --unlocking the potential of the less developed parts of the City, like the Far West Side--while continuing the most vital work of rebuilding Downtown.