Is SMART Really Smart Enough? 2015 calendars hit the stores months ago. Have you started to work on your New Year’s Resolutions yet? For many of us, this has become an annual ritual, but by March, we're back to our old ways. Don't let that be you! There are still more than nine months left in the year, so what’s the best way to achieve your 2015 goals? Most experts agree it’s about making them “SMART.” That is, Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely.