Determine ONE THING you want to learn over the next six months (express in positive "start" not negative "stop" terms).
Tell TEN PEOPLE and ask for their ideas. Thank them for their ideas – even the stupid ideas.
Show genuine gratitude.
This is a hybrid of Marshall Goldsmith’s feed forward technique.
I’ll start with you. Over the next six months, I want to learn to be joyfully patient. Each thing (task, project, opportunity, process, relationship) has its course and speed – I want to perceive and appreciate the natural rhythms of the work. Part of being joyfully patient is seeing that things are great right now – appreciating the present.
What ideas or suggestions do you have for me? What would you do if this were your goal? Please leave a comment.
Now it’s your turn. Perhaps we can get a little meme going….
What if you did this at work… at your next staff meeting (instead of the around the room updates)?
What if you shared your goal with your partner?