Goals can become a definition of your life. You set daily goals, month, goals, goals for a couple of years and sometimes for a lifetime. Each goal is a milestone where you have achieved at least one thing you felt was important. The goals you create say something about who you are and what you value in life. When you are old and grey it will those goals that are the legacy of your life. Make sure you set important goals and don't let anything get in the way.
Those who set goals are more successful than those who don't. You wouldn't believe it if I told you but there are a huge percentage of people out there who have no goals. They have nothing to work toward and really don't want to accomplish much in their lives. Certainly they have some interests they want to achieve but don't have the direction in their lives so they can accomplish them.
Don't be directionless. Your goals should become your focus. As you wake up each morning and set upon your daily activities you will be distracted by lots of different activities, dramas, people and detours. Those that have goals and focus on them can side step many of the things that would draw people in and continue to work toward some beneficial end.
People who goal set are generally more driven and intelligent than those who don't. They have some purpose in their lives. If the goal is worthwhile, and has a benefit for mankind, then it is helpful to remove distractions. Weigh and balance your other needs in life to ensure you are living a well-rounded life but not allowing less important things to distract you from your destiny.
1. Set goals that are beneficial to yourself, society, your health, and quality of your life.
2. Be willing to adjust goals when necessary but generally maintain their theme within your life.
3. Put most of your energy toward achieving your goals.
4. Avoid distractions from those who do not hold the same goals or do not value your goals.
5. Create life-balance between goal attainment and your personal needs.