Are Your Goals Big Enough?

Climber standing atop mountain with another in distance“What pain do you want to fix and what pleasure do you want to achieve?”

By Rob Nixon

Most accounting firms set no goals or at best they set small goals. If they do set any goals they set SMAGs – Small Minded Adequate Goals.

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If you go back to my success formula (doing what you want, when you want, with whom you want, in a manner you want) then a SMAG may be appropriate for your style. At least it’s a goal – albeit a goal that doesn’t fill your potential.

In my opinion (and this entire approach is based on my opinion – plus a lot of research) we’re only here once so let’s do something purposeful. Let’s do something grand. Let’s do something that lives beyond us.

Let’s set some BHAGs – Big Hairy Audacious Goals.