Monday Night Owls - 8 January 2018 - Why we should give up on goals
We read an article about why setting and focusing on goals might be more harmful than useful:
Vocabulary Top 10:
buck - (verb) to oppose or resist something or someone
staple - something that is used widely and often; used, needed, or enjoyed constantly by many people
trade-off - a situation in which you must choose between or balance two things that are opposite or cannot be had at the same time; something that you do not want but must accept in order to have something that you want
dean - a person who is in charge of one of the parts of a university (such as a college or school)
hamster wheel mentality - a repetitive purposeless task, way of life, way of thinking, etc
perpetual - continuing forever or for a very long time without stopping; happening all the time or very often
a ton - a large amount
slack off - doing something poorly because you are not putting enough care or effort into it
blinkered - choosing not to think about what might be happening around you or other options
drudge - a person who does boring, difficult, or unpleasant work
Do you think that focusing on goals instead of the process can be more harmful than useful?
Have you set any goals for this year?