Fitbits, smart watches and other fitness tracking devices have become popular in the last year. Everyone is determined to hit their daily step goal, but what happens after you hit it? You feel happy and then move on to thinking about the next goal to hit.
The same goes for work. Think of a job in sales, it can be all about hitting a certain number monthly and after you hit it, you just seek out the next number to reach. This small and anticlimactic "high" is the problem according to a video by Big Think. See why they suggest setting a system that will set you in motion to achieving long-term goals instead.