Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into visible.
In order to understand and set your goals you need to have intrapersonal intelligence which means you need to be aware of who you are, what are your strengths and weaknesses and what are your ambitions in life. When you gain intrapersonal intelligence, setting a plan to achieve those ambitions and goals becomes an easy task. Now start with dividing bigger goals into smaller specific achievable goals. Once specific goals are set, proper planning ,honest efforts to work towards the goal and lot of patience and commitment becomes extremely important. While working towards the goals, one should keep on measuring the progress and be open towards feedback and learning. Constructive criticism from experts can help in learning and guiding towards the right path and can help us to spot distractions. After measuring the progress on smaller specific goals, one can now start with action oriented approach by start working towards the bigger goals simultaneously by changing and updating the previous strategies. Once you enter into a pace and start achieving the smaller specific and bigger goals simultaneously, another important strategy is to start rewarding yourself for your efforts and unbreakable commitment. Reinforcing yourself will enhance your intrinsic motivation and will help you to keep working towards your goals. The whole journey of setting and achieving your goals will be full of learning which will add a meaning to our life.