𝐆𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝, 𝐁𝐔𝐓, 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐭𝐡 𝐢𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫!
My friend, Happiest New Year!!
I think we can say that for a few more days?
Going back to the my initial statement… Goals are good, BUT, Growth is better!!
Starting off the year and focusing on goals are good, but you know what’s better, it’s actually the growth to the goals and beyond that really matter.
Speaking for myself… I’ve oftentimes set goals, achieve them, and minimize/devalue the effort or not even acknowledge it.
Yes, I have weaknesses and as a High Performance Coach, I am intentionally working to curb this habit.
If we spend time auditing our actions, we learn quicker and adjust faster. As I help clients develop their goals, setting proper benchmarks is part of our plan.
As I’ve grown personally, the sobering truth is that, it’s good to set a goal and focus on them, but the real work matters on the way to the goal, just as much, if not more than the goal itself.
The long nights. The rejections. The fears to overcome. The self doubts. The frustrations. The second thoughts. The progress that turns into a disaster..
This is where the real 𝐆𝐑𝐎𝐖𝐓𝐇 happens.. think about an inspiring story/movie, if we simply focused only on the outcome, how inspiring would the movie/story be? Not much! But when we see the underdog struggling through pain, different challenges and suddenly they overcome… THAT drama right there, is what makes the movie/story inspiring.
So as you charge towards your goals, celebrate the growth process.
Now your turn my friend, trust the process.
From my heart…
Let’s light up 2022 together!
Joseph O. Arthur
Certified High Performance Coach