You Can’t Depend on Your Eyes

You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
– Mark Twain

focus_6366 We push ourselves — higher, faster, more! When the goal is challenging but achievable, it leads to growth and fulfillment.

But is goal setting a requirement for success?

focus_6342 This article and this one both suggest that successful people don’t set goals. Another advocates a process mindset and building of habits instead.

The idea is that it is easy to be limited by what’s in front of your eyes.
focus_6380 I believe that focusing on short-term goals is important, but it is better to keep an open mind for the medium-term and far future.

It opens one to possibilities, and what you can’t clearly see today might turn out to be more interesting than you can imagine.

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