Examining achievements – our best work, which did the most/best good? Did those actions spring from goals, work-plans or someone’s org-chart? Or rise up from some deeper place?
Some say ‘mission, vision, values’, some say ‘instinct, gut’. Are these just words we mouth without connection to real understanding?
Is a goal really anything but a word written on some page or screen or sticky-note?
I say ‘internal guidance system’. Goals, a different matter.
Having, examining goals is important work/life speak. We talk, set, review them – and quite often just set them aside …
Achievement can be reaching a goal.
I’ve found my most treasured achievements were not connected to goals – but in reaction to problems or opportunities which presented themselves – when actions driven by values and my internal guidance system took over …
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 10C/49F, light rain, medium breeze, soggy dog and dampened owner – we trotted but not far, not long … a chilly wet day with optimism for a sunny tomorrow