What’s bigger than a BHAG and small enough to hide in your pocket? It’s those hidden dreams for what your organization can become and what you can do in the world. Not just your “stretch goals” or even your BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). You’ve pushed yourself to write those down and used them to help your team achieve more. That’s fabulous. And, I’m betting there’s more. Your bold and beautiful aspirations.
When we act outside of our habitual patterns, our system says, “Hey wait. That’s not how I do that.” We can respond to this disequilibrium and discomfort in a variety of ways. Simply put, our response usually boils down to either “Whoa Nellie” or “Bring it on!”