So what\'s going on? It may have something to do with SMART goals. SMART goals and personal wealth _ Those who set Specific Measurable only goals average a low 25ꯠ. Add Time_bound to specific and measurable and this goes up to 50ꯠ. Just Attainable and Realistic goals _ now this is averaging 150ꯠ. Specific, Measurable, realistic and time_bound and we rise rapidly to 475ꯠ. Go the whole hog, Specific, measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time_bound _ and we reach 605ꯠ.
On the horizon is a mountain, its peak visible on this glorious day. It is your goal. You are aiming to reach the peak of this mountain. According to the dictionary the goal is the mountain peak. According to the encyclopedia, the intended result is that you reach the mountain peak as a result of the journey (intended strategy) you are making. What\'s important, the existence of the goal or the journey to its attainment? Let me refer briefly back to soccer... Is the existence of the goal at the end of the pitch the thing that makes the game, or is it the strategy (and tactics) employed by players to score (reach) the goal?