When it comes to goal setting and motivation, there are a couple of schools of thought:
You should set big, ambitious, audacious goals … ones that challenge you and inspire you
You should set small, easy, minimum targets … ones that you can do without fail every single day
Who’s right? I think that both can be. A big goal (like writing a book, or losing 50lbs) can be really inspiring, but it can also be daunting. Small targets aren’t so inspiring or exciting … but they are reassuringly do-able.
Here’s how to combine both for maximum effect.