Monday Quotes – Leadership Success – The Value of Goals

Monday Quotes – Leadership Success – The Value of Goals

It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives. Viktor Frankl

If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up some place else. Anon

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success. Victor Cousins

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry Thoreau

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw

The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we’ve already achieved them. Denis Waitley

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive. Robert H. Schuller

Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want. Robert Allen

All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do. Norman Vincent Peale

Wendy Mason is a career coach.  She helps people reach their goals and aspirations, without sacrificing their home and personal life.  Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now divides her time between coaching and writing. You can contact Wendy at and find out more at

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