Your Systems Are More Important Than Your Goals

“Goals are good for planning your progress and systems are good for actually making progress.”

I’m a big believer in the importance of setting goals, but reading this made me realize I might be an even bigger proponent of systems.

James Clear breaks down why systems will help you more than goals and suggests goals reduce your current happiness, are at odds with long-term progress, and suggest you can control things you have no control over.

Systems, however, do the opposite.