Archive for November, 2004

Big, hairy, audacious goals

Thursday, November 25th, 2004

Should we or should we not set big, hairy, audacious goals where success is far from certain (at least without the benefit of hindsight)? I for one am grateful for the existence of people who set big goals. My country (the USA) would not exist otherwise. Nor would my city, my family, our computers, the […]

Why pursue personal growth at all?

Wednesday, November 24th, 2004

This was a comment on the last post that I’d like to address, since it’s a very common issue related to personal growth: Why improve at all? We are born. We die. Everything else shares the same fate. Then why this struggle to improve? What is the use? Expectations can only lead to misery if […]