Sunday, September 7, 2014

Getting things done

It's not a new problem for any of us.

The persistent stumbling block that perhaps impedes us all is that loop in the middle - deliberately staying on target when the path is a little rough.

Whether it's a personal project or family undertaking or work/school/community effort, staying focused on the goal is not as easy as it sounds.

Just a fun cross-reference to Sun Tzu's Art of War, suggests the important pieces for us might be

FOCUS on the TARGET:  stay directly involved, refine, adjust, adapt ...

Whether it's balancing your personal budget, getting your kid through college, or pulling the team along, the goal is the goal is the goal.  Our labor, our efforts, our lives have a purpose, a goal, do they not?

Just because the path (and perhaps some of the players) look crooked, it doesn't mean the goal changes.  Is. 45:2