BHAGS (big hairy audacious goals), new ones. Revived ones. Less repeat. Fresh. Different. At work after vacation, long weekend or being away, nose to grindstone – on same page, solution mode, evolutionary not revolutionary, back at it. We’ve clichéd this enough, right?
Not caught up in symbolism, but I recognize how important this time away was (though I could be happier without whatever I caught .. sniffle sniffle). Cosmetic visible part – office re-org, spreading out of things, discarding of things, then putting into action some long-planned re-ordering of priorities.
I like quotes, good ones, especially when they fit my mood, as this one does today:
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest when you haven’t planted. – David Bly
I have no grandiose announcements. Some new-things unfolding soon. More important I think is re-applying myself to those things which matter most, re-ordering priorities and time commitments focused on what matters most rather than what pays most. On what does good most rather than what makes the most noise. On what sustains best/better my equilibrium so I can do better rather than play better, go further rather than farther.
None of this required that I go away.
And yet all of it did.
written / published from Calgary, AB
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