3 Reasons Why You Should Set Goals

Nothing worth having comes easy — or without preparation. That’s why it’s important in life to set goals

Creating achievable goals not only propels you forward but helps you track your success along the way. Here are 3 more reasons to set professional and personal goals. 

Switch From Passive to Active 

It’s easy to go through the motions in life. Without working towards a goal, one workday can often feel indistinguishable from the next. You may find yourself working hard but not moving forward. Setting goals for yourself is a step towards taking control and achieving the things you really want out of life. 

Read More: Answer This: “Where do you see yourself in five years?”

Improve Your Overall Mental Health

Working towards a goal helps to give your life meaning. You have a reason to be at work each day, and a purpose behind the daily grind. This can help keep you from reaching the depressive lows of workplace burnout. 

Read More: How to Answer: “Why Do You Want This Job?”

Keep Yourself Motivated 

Simply put, setting a goal gives you something to work towards. In an effort to achieve this goal, you will push yourself to reach new heights you’d otherwise have no reason to challenge.  

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