A short-term goal is something you want to do in the near future. The near future can mean today, this week, this month, or even this year. A short-term goal is something you want to accomplish soon.
A short-term goal is a goal you can achieve in 12 months or less. Examples include:
A long-term goal is something you want to do further in the future. Long-term goals require time and planning. They are not something you can do this week or even this year. Long-term goals usually take 12 months or more to achieve.
Here are examples of goals that can take several years to achieve:
How do you decide what to do first? How do you adjust your goals? This is called prioritizing.
Prioritizing means that you decide what is most important to you right now. All of your goals are important, but it's impossible to work on all of them at once.