Many people think that you achieve your goals only by working hard day and night. They try to follow execution plans and put a lot of resources into getting to where they want to be. But very few actually make it. The gap between goals and results is often huge. Why? It’s because they didn’t define their goals correctly in the first place. Setting goals according to the 100 Day Challenge model is the guarantee of getting to where you want to go. It’s a very effective method to get what you want. 1000’s of clients can’t be wrong.
The first step to move forward is… to know where you want to go! Remember the absurd question posed by Alice in Wonderland at the famous Cheshire Cat: "Would you tell me, please, which should I take to go to away from here?" "It depends largely on where you want to go," answered the mischievously smiling cheeky animal. "I do not care," said Alice. "So the path you'll take has no importance," replied the Cheshire Cat.
The Art of Going Around the Table: How to go nowhere
If the conversation of Alice and the cat may seem absurd, if we look honestly at our strategies, how we live our lives, we recognize that we often proceed haphazardly, without taking the time to clearly define our objectives. Often our only motivation is to advance, like that of Alice, "our way out", out of a situation, to go elsewhere… But don’t we risk wasting time, going in circles, living in Wonderland and the absurd, dreaming our lives instead of living our dreams?
Dreaming one's life or living one's dreams: Vicky, Christina, Barcelona:
To move forward, to achieve our goals, we need a very clear idea of where we want to go. In one of the last films of Woody Allen, “Vicky, Christina, Barcelona”, Christina, beautifully played by Scarlett Johansson, "knows exactly what she does not want", affirmed the film's narrator. And in fact, every time she tastes a possible happiness or touches her dreams, she hesitates, sabotages herself without knowing it…
A cure for chronic dissatisfaction
The character played by the hysterical and passionate Penelope Cruz, Maria Elena, will get Christina the answer to her problems when she sabotages her life again by abandoning her dreams, by sabotaging the happiness that is in front of her but she can’t recognize it because she does not know what she wants (she does know what she doesn’t want!, subtle knowledge of the human psyche by Woody Allen!). Maria says: "You're a chronic dissatisfied! Knowing what you don’t want is the best way to dream your life. However, knowing what you want is the royal way to live your dreams!
A journey of a thousand steps begins with one step…