Dorie Clark over at the Harvard Business Review site posted an interesting article on when to give up on a goal without feeling like a quitter. My reaction after the excerpt:
Goal setting can be powerful. It’s important to periodically look at your priorities and ensure you’re doing the things that matter, whether it’s seeing friends, getting healthy, or making more sales calls. But it’s equally important to re-evaluate those goals to ensure they’re still appropriate:
When your goals have adverse consequences
When your goals impede other objectives
When your goals are no longer appropriate.
See the full blog entry via When to Give Up on Your Goals – Dorie Clark – Harvard Business Review.
I like the article as it raises an important question for me — if I have lots of goals, when do I give up on a goal? But my reaction is a bit different.
At first blush, I thought the article was missing a couple of nuances for me. » Read the rest