The space around our goals

We tend to place an enormous social and cultural value on reaching our goals, ideally with maximum efficiency. We hang our personal identity onto them, we map strict strategies, build grit. But is this approach in our best interest? It is possible that we miss out on all that occurs in the space beyond our focused strategies, on all that is invisible to a mind that limits itself to reaching a future that doesn’t exist. It is even possible that we miss out on an outcome that far surpasses the goal we had originally in mind. Because our ability to meet the moments just as they are affects our thinking. Great results anchor in relationship with what is occurring. Great results anchor in our willingness to lean into each moment with clarity and spaciousness. Read more here about the space around goals (and the unexpected ways of surpassing them).

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