Distinguish Between Goals and Fantasies When Planning Your Future

For all of TVWriter™’s ambitious dreamers (and isn’t that the very definition of TV writer?)

by Eric Ravenscraft

Everyone has something they want to do with their life in the future. Not everyone has specific, practical goals to get there. When you’re planning out your future, ask yourself if these are really goals, or just fantasies.

As business blog Entrepreneur points out, focusing too much on lofty dreams without a practical plan more often leads to disappointment than success. While we’re constantly bombarded with messages to reach for the stars, the fact is that unless you have a plan to get a job with SpaceX, the stars are just a fantasy:

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