The Liberation of Setting New Goals


So I’ll start with me: I’ve never been a goal-setter. I’ve never had a vision of where I want to be 6 months from now, let alone 5 years. My mom loved to tell everyone what an easy baby I was, because she’d sit me in the middle of the floor and surround me with toys. One by one, the toys would roll away, and I would never go after them. When finally there were no more toys, I’d just sit there perfectly content with absolutely nothing to do. I just didn’t have the proactive gene.

Why am I telling you this? Because this year is different. This year, the economy’s still on life support and the legal profession is in major reorganization. This year, no one’s putting toys around me to play with. I need to decide if I’m going to get up and go after some of those toys that rolled away, or if I’m going to find new ones. In adult speak, I need to set goals.

And I know the same is true for many of you. Exactly how ARE you going to navigate the muddy waters ahead? Well, actually, I have some good news: it’s a really exciting place to be! Think about it: how much did you REALLY like the toys you’d been given to play with? Now that they’ve rolled away, do you miss them? Maybe there are other toys out there that would be a whole lot more fun. So let’s take a walk and see if we can find out way through this minefield. Here are the steps I came up with (with a little help from my incredible friends, of course).

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