Meir Ezra Blog: Why You Need Goals

Why You Need Goals - Meir Ezra BlogTo make 2015 and 2016 your most successful years ever, you need exciting goals.

The following article is excerpted from “How to Set Exciting Goals You Can Reach,” a free e-booklet you can download at

“Without goals, hopes, ambitions or dreams, the attainment of pleasure is nearly impossible.” — L. Ron Hubbard

Fifteen Signs You Need to Set Some Goals

  1. You want to accomplish something great, but you don’t know what to do.
  2. Even though you are busy, you accomplish little.
  3. Little problems seem like big problems.
  4. You hate your work or other parts of your life.
  5. Nothing interests or excites you; you have little passion for what you are doing.
  6. Staying focused or concentrating is difficult.
  7. You are waiting for someone else to give you opportunities or make you successful.
  8. Even if you seem more successful than others, you are still unhappy.
  9. You spread out a little work to fill your whole day.
  10. Your life seems to be going downhill.
  11. Your days are filled with meaningless motion.
  12. Negative feelings are controlling your life: apathy, depression, fear, grief, pain, hopelessness, anxiety, anger, jealousy, revenge and so on.
  13. You wonder what will happen to you in the future.
  14. You know your potential is unlimited, yet you do not change.
  15. Life does not contain much happiness or pleasure.

Even if you realize you need to set goals, you might use one or more of the following excuses.