Dreams without goals are simply that……. DREAMS. They ultimately fuel disappointment.
We all have dreams. I always encourage my students and players to not only dream….. but dream big. I tell them what my grandmother used to say. She would say, “Shoot for the sun because if you miss, at least you will be among the stars. No matter what, you will be out of this world.”
There is another saying that goes, “I have no problem if you aim high and miss, but I will have a huge problem if you aim low and hit.” The issue we come across a lot of the time is that we have these magnificent and grand dreams, but we don’t set goals to reach those dreams, and that’s where the problem lies.
A great portion of the population does not do a good job of setting daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly goals that align with their dreams. Others do not even set goals but have this delusional mindset that they will achieve their dreams. Well ask yourself this question, how do you get to a destination if you don’t have directions? Your goals set your path. They are your checkpoints on the way to your dreams. I personally have my daily goals written on a sticky note that I place on my mirror each day. At the end of the day, I can revisit that sticky note and see if I have made progress towards my dreams. Remember the post from yesterday, make progress not movement… to do that set your goals and attack them so you can make your dreams a reality.