Why Goal Setting is Important
Do we really need them?
100% RESOUNDING YES.
Goals move us forward in life. Goals are the DNA to our Existence, to our living and the blueprint to our dreams.
Goals are part of that January Wish.
Goals are the beginning of our adventures in life and they will take us long into our futures to our very last breathe.
Knowing how important and significant goals are is is a thought provoking and life changing necessity for those who committed to improving their lives.
What Is A Goal?
A goal is a result that someone envisions or plans for. It allows them to achieve a specific desired point and move forward in life. Put simply, goals help us get things done.
Goals help you plan your future, so the next time you decide what you will do in the future, you are practicing and improving your goal setting and foal fulfilling muscles.
Why is Goal Setting Essential?
1. Goals Help you Know What is Most Important and Charge you with Streamlined Focus.
Life without goals is like running a race and having no finish line. You need to set finish lines throughout your life in order to know where you are going and to keep from getting lost in life. Goals help you hone in on your purpose and make more efficient moves towards your progression in life.
In order to achieve your full potential, you need focus so that you can use all of your talents and skills. Goals give you direction and direction allows you to focus and use your energy to achieve your dreams and desires and your January Wish!
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time. -Zig Ziglar
2. Progression Counts
Setting goals is a way for you to measure your progress in life and compare yourself to your own expectations.
Goals allow you to keep tabs on yourself and measure your improvements.
Knowing your progress allows you to stay steady, focused and driven to continue your journey.
3. Goals Give you a Target
Goals give you permission to work and permission to break. They allow you to get rid of other distractions and sharpen a laser focus that will help you maintain your final destination.
One of the best things about having goals is they drive you to succeed and stay focused on the end target which, in turn, allows you to minimize distractions and stay focused on your end result.
One half of knowing what you want, is knowing what you must give up before you get it. - Sidney Howard
4. The Procastinator Pill
Goals, whether set by you or others, allows you to maintain accountability. Goals are like a medication for procrastination. If you don’t have goals, then you are less likely to stick to creating a habit that will make the change you want to see in your life.
Short Term Goals are best because they have deadlines that will approach faster and give you a sense of urgency to complete. Take long term goals and break them down into smaller goals with deadlines intact.
Goals give rise to motivation and are a major reason you have been able to achieve your larger accomplishments in life.
You wanted to finish a Thesis, you did because you set a goal.
You wanted to learn to juggle? You did because you never gave up.
Goals drive our motivational engine and allow us to get excited about success.
A Goal is one of the best tools around and allows you to move in a positive directing in life.