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Hey loves, how have you been doing? Today’s post is all about the importance of setting goals and why you need to set goals if you want to succeed.

How many of us wants to succeed? Wow! All hands raised. How many of us set goals to help us succeed? Not many hands raised. Tsk tsk

Most people think goal setting is simply just BS and I’m always like what!!!!

Goal setting is extremely important when it comes to success and if you want to be successful then you need to start setting goals for your success.

Not convinced?

15 Reasons Why Setting Goals Is Important When It Comes To Success

1. Goal setting is an amazing process for thinking about your ideal future.

2. It helps you concentrate on making your dreams a reality through the acquisition of knowledge or skills that will aid them.

3. It also helps you choose where you want to go in life, know what you want to achieve and know what you need to do to achieve it.

4. It is fundamental to your success and helps you create a road map to success.

5. It makes you accountable for every action you take.

6. Goals give you something to focus on.

7. It helps you measure your progress.

8. It helps you stay motivated.

9. It gives you a starting point and destination to reach.

10. It helps you move forward and gives you something to look forward to.

11. It helps you believe in yourself and fuel your ambition.

12. It helps you know what you need to avoid to achieve what you want.

13. It helps you continuously improve.

14. It encourages you to take action.

15. Achieving your goals makes you feel good and fulfilled.

Set goals today, choose to change your life. The secret to achieving your goals is to get started. So do something worthwhile today.


Why haven’t you checked out my book “The Power Of Goal Setting?”

Do you set goals and at the end of the day you don’t meet them?

Are you tired of setting goals and not seeing results?
If yes, then this is specially for you.

Set your goals for success now!

Create a road map to your success today.

Comment below why goal setting is so important to you. ⬇️

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  1. Oh this is beautiful..!!!

    Especially this:
    Goal setting is an amazing process for thinking about your ideal future..!!!

    Thanks dear..!

    1. Thanks for reading πŸ€—
      I’m glad you took something from the post. πŸ’―

  2. Love this post! Setting goals definitely helps keep me motivated. Without writing them down, I feel so lost

    1. Thanks. Me too, I loose track of what I’m supposed to do and end up doing the opposite thing if I don’t write down my daily goals.

  3. Great post and valuable reasons why we should set goals! I write down my goals for each week, as well as my overall monthly goal as they keep me focused and motivated. Thank you for sharing. 😊

    1. Thanks for reading. I also write down my goals daily, weekly and monthly.

  4. This is a really helpful post with great suggestions! Thank you for sharing your post.


    1. Thanks for reading, I’m glad you find it helpful. πŸ€—

  5. goal number 1: set goals
    I am making progress

    1. That’s good. Keep it up. πŸ’ͺ

  6. I love this! Setting goals is so important to achieving success. For me personally, I find once I write something down it is ‘real’, not just a random thought in my head.

    1. Yes it is. Writing it down is so important.

  7. Working on setting goals I can stick to lately and focusing on accomplishing my goal a little every day rather than feeling the need to do a lot at once. Thanks so much for the dose of inspiration, this is exactly what I needed πŸ™‚

    1. It is really good and helpful
      Even the book I bought about power of setting goals is really helping…I love it

  8. I don’t know how to set goals, that’s why i don’t set them. I have read and seen articles, books, videos and even attended seminars respectively but still couldn’t understand the concept of goal setting and how to do it.

    PS: This is a lovely piece by the way.

    1. Thanks.
      You should definitely check out my book then. It covers all you need to know about goal setting and comes with a workbook to keep you on track. You can check out my other posts as well, I have quite a few tips on how to set goals.

  9. Completely agree. If I don’t set goals I just kind of drift along, not wasting time, but also not using it productively.

    1. I agree with you on that, it happens when you don’t set goals.

  10. I love what you say about how setting goals makes us accountable for our actions! For me, having goals helps me be intentional in everything I do and gives me something to work towards. πŸ™‚

    1. Yes it does give us something to look forward to.

    1. Thanks, I’m glad you learned something from it.

  11. Gives me something to work towards.

    1. Yes it really gives me something to look forward to.

  12. You have given some practical and useful reasons for setting goals. Nianni, I think whoever buys your book will be thanking you a lot.πŸ‘πŸ™

  13. Goal setting is so important! I find that when I’ve set myself monthly blogging goals I do much better in terms of traffic πŸ™‚ thanks for sharing, a brilliant post as always x

    1. That’s nice. I hope you keep it up. Thanks for reading. πŸ€—

  14. I agree 100%! Without goals, things can get messy and super unorganised!

    xoxo Olivia | http://www.oliviaandbeauty.com/

    1. Yes that happens and you’re often confused on what to do next.

  15. I need to start setting goals as I keep getting lost in what I’m doing! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks for reading. I hope you start setting goals soon.

  16. I love setting goals, I always set them weekly and monthly. I truly believe having those goals helps me focus and work towards something. It’s great for motivation and I feel sooo good when I achieve that goal! Xx

    1. Yes, it’s really important to set goals. I feel really good when I achieve mine too and it motivates me to get more done.

  17. I think it’s so important to set goals, if I don’t, time goes by and I’ve not achieved anything!


    1. It happens to me too that’s why I set daily goals too. It helps me get things done.

  18. chocolatesandfeelings

    Agreed! Hey, by the way, I’ve nominated you for “The outstanding Blogger’s Award” on my blog

    1. Thank you, I’ll go check it out.

  19. Love the tips. Some of them I know but I don’t implement πŸ˜… Will do in future for sure.

    1. Thanks for reading. I hope you use them and I’m glad you learnt something.

  20. Thank you for motivating me to work with them more! I’m often a project kind of person, so I tend to plan and set goals really well within a smaller project, but I tend not to do it for my larger vision. I should really try though!

    1. Thanks for reading. I’m glad that you already implement goal setting and you should definitely try it out for your larger vision. ,πŸ’―

  21. A great read! I was strive to achieve more than I’ve got, whether that be taking another marketing course to gain more qualifications or to continue growing my internet presence. I love having goals to work towards.
    Emma | http://www.lifeofemmax.co.uk

    1. That’s nice. I love having goals to work towards too. Wish you all the best in achieving yours. πŸ€—

  22. Very motivational post, A good read.

  23. For me, it’s mostly important because it lets be focus my efforts properly in a direction instead of being untethered to an idea or dream. And it definitely has its benefits, like you mentioned.

    Sumedha | the wordy habitat

    1. I like your reasons for setting goals. They are really important.

  24. Excellent post. Thank you for sharing. Setting goals is sooo important. Getting that balance between being realistic and aiming high is the challenge for me

    1. Thanks for reading πŸ€—
      Setting goals is extremely important. Yes, I find that most people don’t know how to set the balance between that. Just aim high and set a realistic time you can reach the goal. It doesn’t have to happen instantly, it all takes time.

  25. You’ve raised some great points. I definitely agree that its so important to set goals. It really keeps you on track and helps you to achieve better things.

    1. Yes it does. Thanks for reading.

  26. Totally agree with this, one of my the main reasons I set goals is to stay more focused and help define my path. Lovely post, I enjoyed reading!

    Anika | chaptersofmay.com

    1. Thanks for reading. I’m glad you enjoyed reading. Setting goals really helps staying more focused, I agree with that. πŸ’―

  27. This is so important! Having goals helps me stay focused xx


    1. Yes it is. It helps me stay focused as well.

  28. These are great reasons! I definitely find writing goals and holding myself accountable to them really helps me to grow – especially with things like my blog, where there’s real time stats I can review too x

    1. That’s nice. Goal setting also helps me growayd well.

    1. I’m glad you find it vital. πŸ’―

  29. Every Blogging Thing

    Setting goals really is a roadmap to our success. I refresh my goals list every 6 months just to give me kind of an idea if I am headed the right way or need to focus more on a particular goal that’s being left to the side. These were awesome. Thanks!

    1. Thanks for reading, I’m glad you enjoyed it. Setting goals is really a road map to success.

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  31. Great post! I have been feeling a bit lost lately, so I’m going to write some new goals down and work towards them! Thanks for sharing xx

    1. Thanks for reading, it’s nice that you want to write some new goals down and work towards them. I hope you get to smash them all.

  32. I completely agree setting goals makes us accountable. I love sitting down each month and working out what goals I’d love to achieve. It really motivates me and gives me a new energy.

    1. Yes, goals makes us accountable, motivates us and gives us something to work towards to.

  33. Setting goals is definitely a daily task! May it be as small as taking my dog out on a walk to writing a new blog post for my blog, it’s as important as doing daily affirmations. Your points are all correct. Thank you for posting this!

    1. Thanks for reading.
      No matter how small you think the goal is it’s still important to set it, work towards it and achieve it.

  34. so true! sharing goals with other will make me really keep up to my promise!

    1. Yes, that works also having someone that can hold you accountable.
      Thanks for reading.

  35. Such a good post with really great suggestions <3

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