goal-setting

Have Your Dreams Died?

Have Your Dreams Died?

Amid my packing adventures (we’re moving soon!), I found a Zig Ziglar goal setting sheet that I had filled out for 2014: the same sheet that I gave my team to do. As I was reading through them, I realized that I had completed most of them in one way or another, and those I hadn’t yet were in progress. 

I feel like society teaches us not to dream. We go to school, then learn how to be a good employee after we graduate, but somewhere along the way we lose that desire for something more. 

Fortitude

Fortitude

When we think about goal setting, that seems pretty easy, right? It doesn’t take too much thought to verbalize the things that we want or desire. It’s easy to say that you want to be able to afford your bills. It’s easy to desire a vacation with your family. I agree with the majority here and would say that when it comes to telling other people what we want, it’s something that can come almost effortlessly. 

So why do most people put things out there as far as goals, but it takes longer for them to come to fruition for them? One word: fortitude. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, fortitude is described as “strength of mind that enables a person to encounter danger or bear pain or adversity with courage.” Let’s take a minute to unpack that thought, shall we?