- It reminds you of what you want. It is easy not to do something you are NOT thinking about very often.
- It forces you to "see" it and then you will probably want to "plan" it and "act" on it more.
- In a small way, writing it down makes it more of a commitment - not just in your head, but now it's out there!
Think about it this way, if a goal IS VERY IMPORTANT to you, why wouldn't you do whatever you can to make it part of your "dashboard" and make it more a part of your daily thinking and "doing"?
You are driving the car, and its your goals that should be helping you push on the gas.