“It was so much easier this year to set our team goals, now that we have a shared vision,” Chris remarked, reflecting on the visioning process they had recently completed. “We are way ahead of the curve this year!”
Was he right? Maybe …. It depends on whether his team’s systems and practices . . . → Read More: How to Keep Your Team Goals on Track
Courtesy Ruth D. Stoner
I once heard that in order to reach the moon, NASA made over a thousand mid-course corrections. At first I was surprised. If you know where you’re going, why not just set the trajectory and plot the course, like they do on Star Trek?
But then I realized it’s a . . . → Read More: 1001 Mid-Course Corrections
When you have a vision, you know where you want to go and you can see your next steps – but you won’t be able to see the entire path.
Vision is not about the path, it’s about the destination. As you take each step, the next step becomes clear as long as you . . . → Read More: A Big Goal Is Not The Same As a Vision
Your vision arises from your hopes and dreams. If you’re not clear about what you really want, you are likely to set goals that will not be truly satisfying once accomplished.
Look below the surface to find the roots of your dreams. You might find that what you thought you wanted is actually a . . . → Read More: Dig Below Your Dreams to Discover Your Vision
My friend Susan wrote, “Although I am ashamed to admit it….I don’t think I have any goals right now. At least there are none that have crystallized for me. I am a goal-setter, always have been, and have achieved almost all that I have set….
What I am trying to do is feel comfortable . . . → Read More: Goal Setting for Goallessness
In 1999 I decided to re-prioritize my life. My children were five- and ten-years old, and my career was approaching a peak. I travelled two to three days a week and worked an additional 30 hours a week in my home office. I squeezed work into every crack – joining a conference call while . . . → Read More: 7 Things I Learned About Goal Setting in 1999
Six Tips to Set Goals That Will Get You Where You Want to Go. Vision is your destination. Goals are the milestones that mark your journey. They quantify and define the steps you take along the way as you go for the gold medal.
Where your vision is broad and big, goals . . . → Read More: 6 Tips to Set Goals That Will Get You Where You Want to Go