GoalLife is a road with lots of signs. Visualize what needs be achieved and convert that into the goal. If you know where you we want to go, objective will help channelize thoughts into choosing the right road on the navigator.
“This one step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything” – Scott ReedReasonThere’s a reason behind every human action. Be it doing or not doing. This could be well replaced by a fear if you do not have the motivator that makes you happy with every step you take. So having just an objective is not enough, but motivation to achieve that objective will surely put things in right perspective.
“Key to realizing the dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path with take on greater meaning” – Oprah WinfreyConfidenceAttitude of confidence that I can do it, can never bring you down in adversity, but makes you stronger in achieving the goal. Lack of confidence will show up be being dependence on others for your success.
“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities” J. K RowlingCommitmentEither you are 100% committed or not committed. There’s no state in between or even ‘trying’. Commitment is cherishing the success and every moment in the journey no matters what comes in the way.
“Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer” – Marcia WiederFirst stepFirst step is always the hardest. The first step towards something you are unsure of is always tough even if you believe in it, but the second step could open a door to new, wonderful opportunities. The first step is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
“Journey of thousand miles begins with one step” – Lau Tzu“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me” – Ayn RandEach day is like a sprint ending with retrospections over dining table where we discuss the day’s positivities, cherish seeing happy family members and close the day with a promise and goal that we will make next day brighter for each other.
Success of agile iterations, depends on how good these practices are applied for each iteration or sprint.