Dream Small!…Said no one ever. Three Ass Backwards Things That People Do When Setting Goals. 1. Realistic and Epic Aren’t Friends What is realistic? Is being a woman in professional baseball a realistic goal? There were plenty of people that said it wasn’t. You wouldn’t believe how many people who are very close to you will try to guide you away from your epic dreams. Just let them. Let them talk, sadly telling you exactly how and why you will not accomplish your goal.