Whenever I make an "Outcome" goal, I usually fail.
Whenever I make a "Process" goal, I usually succeed.
It's because a "Process" goal prescribes a set of things to do, that will help you reach your goal. An "Outcome" goal tends to rely on hope and bravado which is only marginally helpful.
Hoping and praying something happens
Taking specific steps that will hit the goal
Here's 5 quickie examples:
Hope this helps you make better goals :)