YOU HAVE NO GUIDE ON HOW TO SET GOALS _ People are unable to set goals because they don\'t have the guidance they need on how they can set goals. Worse still, there are a lot of people who have wishes or dreams which they term as goals. Example of such wishes or dreams are, \"be happy\", \"make a lot of money\", or \"have a nice family life\". Of course, we all have wishes and dreams, but a goal is completely different from a wish, it is specific, measurable, and even time_bound. If you are like me and you didn\'t have any idea about goal setting until you became an adult, then, you won\'t realize its importance.
I repeat _ this \'study\' is an urban myth _ whilst it is quoted by some \'authorities\' and famous gurus on management and self_leadership, there is NO record of the study and NO paper on it. Yet its allure is understandable _ it feeds beautifully into the concept that in order for you to accumulate wealth (aka be successful) not only must you have specific goals, but you must write them down. For someone selling a process on written goal setting (see Zig Ziglar and Tony Robbins) it \'proves\' the process. So is goal_setting really important, or is it just a load of twaddle? To answer this question, rather than rely on stories of spurious origin, it\'s important to have some robust research to find out if there\'s anything in it.