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397: The danger of goals ​

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…is that we risk missing lessons taught by pursuit:

  • Goals take us where we want to go, if we focus on making them happen, of course. Disciplined pursuit puts our attention on the horizon.
  • But goals take us away from today if we’re not careful to combine them with an appreciation of all that lies between us and that horizon.
  • Pursuit has its own rewards–grit, camaraderie, culture, character–that we’ll miss if we don’t savor it (or if we skip it by buying on credit).

Without those rewards, your goals are unlikely to be achieved anyway. They lie between you and the horizon for a reason.

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678: Getting What You Ordered

We get what we order. Sometimes we don’t order well, sometimes we don’t order specifically enough. Sometimes we’re not brave enough to send it back if it was genuinely wrong. But we always get what we order.

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677: Anticomfort

Doing the right thing isn’t usually very comfortable.
It may not be comfortable, but there’s comfort to be found in the knowledge that you’re building a better future.

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676: We Need You To Do It

Delegation and systemization is really important for growing teams. Those activities should help reveal what we need you to do more than anybody else.
What does your team need you – and only you – to do?
Do that today. We’re relying on you.

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675: Mediocrity vs Creativity

Creativity might not work.
Social media posts that routinely share awards and team members favorite coffee won’t get you any attention. Nobody cares. But it’s safe and easy. You can pay anybody to make these.

You are creating what matters.

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