What is more important to you – selecting a goal or achieving a goal?  Most will say achieving a goal.  After all, anyone can select a goal, that’s easy.  But achievement?  That comes from hard work, time, risk, courage, and did I say hard work?

Plus achieving goals make us feel: Good.  Proud.  Accomplished.  Satisfied.  Worthwhile.  Legitimate.  Noticeable.   All of these positive outcomes from goal achievement lead us down a path of selecting goals that are: Within Reach.  Easy.  Low-risk.  And these characteristics all combine to set goals that make achievements less satisfying, worth less, and unnoticeable.

Listen to Les Brown:


Perhaps the most important step is selecting a goal that will truly be satisfying, worthwhile, and noticeable.  It’s all about your real intention and your real goal.  Aim carefully.  Aim carefully.
Learn more in GoMentum’s Leader Lesson called Goal Setting.