We have district goals.
I have Superintendent goals.
We encourage our teachers to establish learning goals.
Another way to look at goals is captured by Candy Chang in her talk about "Before i die I want to . . ."
I like goals.
Goals help me focus.
This TED talk gives me an important perspective on goals. Perspective is important in life. Focusing on things that matter, things that make a difference, things that will bring joy to my life will in turn provide others the opportunity to gain perspective as well.