Last Updated Apr 15, 2010 2:43 AM EDT
Clearly that's good advice.
However, there's a distinction between having goals that are realistically attainable and having goals that are simply set too low.
Some years ago I made a lousy job of managing a pop band and in this video I explain what went wrong.
Are you aiming high enough, or merely accepting superficial signs of success?
Watch the very short video here.