I had an interesting conversation about success last night. I was talking with a friend about the future and some vague sense of eventual “success” which of course lead to the question, “How do you define success?”
And that question, right there, really is the challenge, isn’t it? A big part of why we feel stuck is that we can’t quite nail down our answer to that one question. And since we don’t know how to define it, we make something up, shoot for that made up “goal”, and then feel let down that we aren’t miraculously happy as we hit the goal. Or worse, continually let down because we can’t/don’t hit the goal.
What a lose-lose situation. [Read more…] about Thinking About Success