“A vision without a task is but a dream, a task without a vision is drudgery, a vision and a task is the hope of the World.” From a church in Sussex, England, ca. 1730
Super helpful quote to have in mind, you don’t want to spend your time day-dreaming, dabbling and doing nothing about your goals and on the other side you don’t want to get stuck in the work that you forget what It is that you’re aiming for.
As a continuation of our emotional mastery segment, I would like to point out a statement, and that is “Be on your mission.” Set extraordinary goals and have something you’re aiming for.
Decide whether each goal should be realized in 1 year, 3 years or 5 years. To the right of each goal write a 1, 3 or 5 to show this timeframe. This does not have to be exact, just a quick approximation.
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25 Compelling Visions for My Next 5 Years:
Now choose the top one year goal.
The activities required to achieve the goal:
Order the activities in 3 segments:
For example, when I did this exercise the host of the seminar gave a perfect example, a banal goal of hosting a dinner.
MUSTS: Invite the guests, make a food supply, set a time and date.
SHOULDS: Pick out background music for the dinner, ask if someone’s allergic to something, clean the house, arrange the napkins in origami style.
WANTS: Make your favorite dish.
Work primarily on the musts, not the shoulds and wants initially