I write about Design, Creativity & Productivity.
Popularized by George T. Doran in his 1981 article in the November issue Management Review, SMART criteria are used in all industries to set project goals and scope.
You have the idea, the brief, the statement of work. You know what you should be doing, but you can’t do it. Motivation to take that first step is critical on how your final project will turn out.
Many of us aren’t able to have a dedicated office space for our work. Even if you do, it’s nice to get out of the house or office and set up shop somewhere else to get the juices flowing.