Motivation is a HUGE factor behind whether something succeeds or fails. When you set a goal, it’s up to you to reach it and you are the one who ultimately benefits. That should be enough motivation. But is it enough in the long run?
Studies have shown that setting goals for yourself aren’t as satisfying as we think they are. This article in Inc. is about the science behind the reason why, and it might surprise you. Something is missing until we broaden our scope and see the big picture, and rethinking those goals might lead to more personal satisfaction and success.