Are you clear about your goals?44
Having clear goals for your professional and private life is the first step towards achieving them. Without clear goals there is nothing to aim for and your actions will be without deeper purpose. Even with the greatest effectiveness in all aspects of your life, you will not get closer to fulfilment until you have defined your own clear goals.
Sometimes we get caught up in the business of daily life, we become focused on reaching the top of the ladder we are climbing. But what’s the point of reaching the top of the ladder, only to find that it is leaning against the wrong wall?
So are you aware of the most important objectives in your life?
Imagine the last day of your working life. All your colleagues are gathering around you to say goodbye and wish you well. But if you could look inside their heads, what would you wish they were thinking about you? How would you like to be remembered? This simple reflection can help you to define those goals that are uniquely important to you. Go through the same reflection for your private life.
How would you like to be remembered by your friends and family?
Here’s a suggestion: over the next week, take regular reflection breaks to define your most important goals. If you need inspiration, here’s a quote from Seneca that might help: “if one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable”…