Here are a couple of clichés that are very true. If you don’t know where you are going you will never get there. If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.
Set Them and Don't Forget Them
Setting clear goals and committing to them is always a good recipe for success. Goals should be specific, measurable and have a certain time frame in order to be the most beneficial. It is also helpful to break long term goals up into smaller bite size short term goals. They feel more achievable this way and are easier to track.