Goals setting is neither a Marathon nor a Sprint but a Pilgrimage

Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer / Wanderer above the Sea of Fog — (Caspar David Friedrich)

A popular quote you can find in most books of the self-help genre goes like this: “Achieving your goals is not a sprint, but a Marathon.”

This saying should emphasize the fact, that you need endurance and not speed when you plan to achieve your goals. However, after running and finishing several real-life Marathons I am convinced, that goal setting is…



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