Seems like a stupid question but you’ll be surprised how much clearer and sharper your understanding will become if you spend a little time pondering what it is that you want.
The difference is the same as between driving in a general direction of your destination or mapping out and following the shortest and fastest route.
If you don’t have clearly defined, written down goals with deadlines, you do not have goals – you just have wishes. Vague ones at that.
To become crystal-clear, to really, really know what you want, find half-an-hour of quiet time and use this Goal Crystallization Template