When you are employed full time and are also a spouse, parent, chauffeur, etc., it is easy to get caught in the trap of trying to do everything. It is difficult for working parents to finish everything that needs to be done. That is why goal setting is so important in managing work or time. When too many things are competing for your time, energy, talents and skills, it is necessary to set goals. They will help you know where you are going and how you will get there, and also indicate when you have accomplished what is important to you.