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BSS How To Make a Difference by Tim Drake

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GOAL SETTING: IMPORTANT BUT NOT ALL CONSUMING

Now we come to making our plan to start putting our Make a Difference Mindset into practice, we must look at goals as another important stimulus to action. There is a lot of information out there on goal setting. There are lots of books on the subject, and many of them are excellent. I must confess, however, that from time to time I have felt I was overdosing on goals. The reason is that during various parts of my life when I have set lots of goals, I failed to reach most of them.

The reason was, I suspect, that they were generally associated with areas of my life that I either didn’t have that much control over, or weren’t, deep down, that important to me. In the early 1990s I had a business go from ...

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