“The difference between a dream and a goal is a timeline and accountability,” Dr. Phil says.

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He explains that in order to make a dream a reality a person must identify the action steps necessary to get from A to Z and to put a timeline in place to complete those actions. Without a timeline, a dream will remain a dream and will never come to fruition.

He explains this concept in the video above to Billy, an aspiring rapper who is supported by his parents. Is the 20-year-old ready to change his behavior and get serious about achieving his dreams? Watch more of Thursday’s episode here.

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