The West often feels like its in a permanent fast forward motion. And so to go back to Ghana, and have everything really slow down, was a welcomed treat.
You can work. You can push yourself. Discover your passions and chase THOSE, not just some lofty idea of a “dream.”
Most people wander through life aimlessly with no plans and no goals. Don’t be that person. Make your plan, and follow your plan.
“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1.”
Everyone approaches goal setting differently, but the perspective one enters this process with can directly affect their happiness, progress and motivation along the way.
So what if your friend is making a ton of money, or if they just got a ton of coverage for something they did? So what if they’re working with this client or that client? Or if they just signed a deal with so and so? You’ve made your purpose clear, you’ve made your life’s priorities clear. Things will work out for you in the way that you’ve chosen–but again, only if examined in their own context.
Time to get to work.
If you aren’t confused, then you aren’t keeping up. Majority of us are confused, and that’s good. Doubting and questioning is the beginning of the learning process.
I’ve found the most enjoyment at jobs where I connect with my co-workers and management, and for right now, that’s all I want in a job.
We all have dreams we want to accomplish in life. Some are easier to achieve than others, but what makes dreams so desirable? Is it picturing ourselves accomplishing it? Or is it the satisfaction of achieving it?