Goal setting – is there an alternative?

One of the limitations with goal setting is the attachment of a deadline. According to the herd, a goal is only such if there is a time attached to its achievement. Remember Stephen Covey? In the late 1980s, he taught that pace not race is useful, that direction is more important that speed. If you’re heading in the wrong direction, try going twice as fast and see how much faster you arrive. Now consider this – are you living your vision, or is there a way to go? If not, what’s the predominant feeling that your life/profession/business is producing for you right now? Now go to the future and describe what would be happening, what you would be doing, what your business would be doing. In that future vision space, what is the dominant feeling that these activities would be producing? Let’s say its joy, just a guess….

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