This may make intuitive sense, but it’s nice to see it backed up by some data. TL;DR: That which gets measured gets managed (and if you post it publicly, more)
If you are trying to achieve a goal, the more often that you monitor your progress, the greater the likelihood that you will succeed, according to research. Your chances of success are even more likely if you report your progress publicly or physically record it.
Source: Frequently monitoring progress toward goals increases chance of success: Publicly reporting or recording progress has an even greater effect, study says — ScienceDaily