Have you ever worked hard day in and day out, week after week, only to find yourself wondering why you’re even doing what you’re doing?

Sometimes we are so focused on climbing the ladder that we don’t notice it’s leaning against the wrong wall — and this is because there are unintended consequences to setting your goals by looking forward.

When you set goals looking forward, you miss the most important part of goal setting: where you’re going and why you’re going. If you don’t have that purpose and priority before you set your goals and start working away at them, you can’t be productive. So, in this episode, Clay Clark, Founder of ThriveTime Show, is going to share when he realized he was living a life by default and how he started living a life by design.