When your life is just a series of goals, you're always chasing, running from one point to the other. While you need a direction in life, it's what you do everyday, consciously or subconsciously, that bring you closer to your vision of fulfillment.
Success is glamorous to look at but the path to it is ardent and mundane to anyone from the outside looking in. Consistent and persistent actions are the meaningful habits that will propel you towards your direction of success.
Have a big picture, but work on the granular details everyday.