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Goals Vs Systems

Goals Vs Systems

A goal is a destination, a system in the journey to get there:

  • Goals are one-time events: you reach them and then you're done.
  • Systems represent the way you're reaching your objectives: the processes you follow regularly that lead you in the direction of your goal.

For example: losing 30 pounds is a goal, exercising and eating the right way represent the system.

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