Excerpts from Atomic Habits
A systems-first mentality provides the antidote. When you fall in love with the process rather than the product, you don’t have to wait to give yourself permission to be happy. You can be satisfied anytime your system is running. And a system can be successful in many different forms, not just the one you first envision.
However, I’ve found that goals are good for planning your progress and systems are good for actually making progress.