“Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.”Lord Chesterfield
Setting life goals is an activity we encourage young people to do. The thinking goes like this: if you set goals for your future, then you will become happier and successful because you know what you want. That being said, though, it’s very unclear just how we should plan out our lives, whether it is better to set small, attainable goals or shoot for long-term goals which are harder to see but inspire us to do the daily work necessary. Goal-setting is an extremely important skill in school, work and relationships.
According to British statesman and diplomat Lord Chesterfield, you should set short term goals to be successful.
You should set long-term goals to be successful.
What’s the best way to plan your life?