Because there’s so much hype around them. Perhaps even using the word GOAL is counter productive. Are you aware that GAOL is pronounced JAIL in old English?
Are we imprisoned by our thinking rather than being freed up?
Is it time for a Gaol/Goal re-think?
So let’s call it… PATH PLAN.
Think of the general direction you want to head in rather than something very specific. (Yes, goes against the accepted ‘Goal Setting’ principles, doesn’t it? You know, the ones that don’t work for most people…
Ok, direction in place, create up to 7 steps – the path. Each step should lead to the next. Each step is VERY achievable, all be it hard work sometimes.
Now go be more successful and stop sweating your goals unaccomplished.