Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.
by James Clear:
James Clear is an entrepreneur, weightlifter and travel photographer in 20+ countries. His website, JamesClear.com is the home of my life’s work and is read by over 200,000 unique visitors each month.
As a keynote speaker and panelist he have delivered speeches throughout the US and Europe, to audiences as large as 2,000 people. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biomechanics from Denison University where he was also an ESPN Academic All-American baseball pitcher. James earned his MBA from Ohio State University
We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.
And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and actionable goal. At least, this is how I approached my life until recently. I would set goals for classes I took, for weights that I wanted to lift in the gym, and for clients I wanted in my business.
What I’m starting to realize, however, is that when it comes to actually getting things done and making progress in the areas that are important to you, there is a much better way to do things.
It all comes down to the difference between goals and systems.
Goals can provide direction and even push you forward in the short-term, but eventually a well-designed system will always win. Having a system is what matters. Committing to the process is what makes the difference.
Let me explain.
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