James Clear, in an article in Entrepreneurship magazine "Forget Setting Goals. Focus on this Instead," argues for focusing measurement on your systems instead of goals. For instance, if your goal is to build a million dollar business, your system is your sales and marketing process. Why focus on systems?
One day last December my husband and I went on a 24 hour getaway to the Kananaskis Resort in the rocky mountains, with our toddler happily looked after by his grandparents back in Calgary.
Last weekend I started my Christmas shopping at the River Market in New Westminster. I bought some lovely gifts at a 'studio shop' that sells artisanal and social enterprise work. It got me thinking about the relative power of the dollars I am spending for Christmas that can be directed to further benefit my local community.