…today’s secret…Goals suck.
Conventional wisdom is that we must set goals in life before we can achieve success.
For a long time I set goals. Then I didn’t. It seemed that I was always chasing my shadow with the sun to my back.
I no longer utter the words, “My goal is…”
I then liked plans for a long time. “Plan you work and work your plan Willie.”
Plans are actions embedded in goals that can be measured. But then again, things never turn out as planned.
So, I don’t like plans anymore. They bring too much pressure and bondage. Same with objectives… Ugh!
I like vision these days.
A fulfilling vision starts with the words… “I will serve people by…”
“I will serve people by…
…having in stock what people want.” – Sam Walton
…designing an automobile people can afford.” – Henry Ford
…creating fantasy movie escapes.” – Stephen Spielberg
…having hot food available for them now.” – Ray Kroc
There’s no timetable for a vision. It takes a long as it takes and costs
as much as it costs.
However, visions require a little bit of work every day. The verb “plod” is a good verb to associate with vision.
My vision is to serve people by helping organizations help marginalized populations work and play well with others.
How are you serving people?
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