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  • Writer's pictureCalvary Sampson

Navigating Goals: The Art of Shifting Gears and Embracing Detours


Let's have a heart-to-heart about something we often overlook in the pursuit of our dreams. It's not always about scrapping the goal altogether; sometimes, it's about hitting pause, evaluating, and changing the game plan. In this blog post, we're diving into the wisdom of shifting gears, and why sometimes, it's not about changing the goal; it's about changing the method.





The Road Less Traveled


We've all been there – staring at a goal we've set, feeling the weight of expectations, and realizing that the path we're on isn't quite leading us where we want to go. It's like driving down a road that's more potholes than pavement. So, what do we do? Change lanes.



When the Plan Hits a Pothole


Life is unpredictable, and so is the journey to our goals. Sometimes, the method we initially chose turns out to be a bumpy ride. And you know what? That's perfectly okay. Recognizing that the road isn't smooth is the first step to a smoother journey.


Evaluate and Pivot


Let's embrace the power of evaluation. Take a moment to reflect on your current approach. Is it working? Is it aligning with your authentic self? If not, it's time to pivot. It's not about giving up; it's about finding a detour that better suits your needs.


Embracing Flexibility






Goals aren't set in stone, and neither should be the methods to achieve them. Being flexible in your approach allows you to adapt to the twists and turns of life. Think of it as a dance – sometimes, you need to change your steps to stay in rhythm with the music.


The Joy of Experimentation


Changing methods is not a failure; it's an experiment. Life is all about learning, growing, and discovering what works for you. So, don't be afraid to try something new. Who knows, the detour might lead you to a breathtaking view you never anticipated.


Celebrate the Journey


Remember, it's not just about reaching the destination; it's about enjoying the journey. Changing methods is part of the adventure, and each shift brings valuable lessons. So, celebrate the process, the growth, and the resilience it takes to navigate the twists and turns.



As you navigate the twists and turns of your personal journey, consider gaining insights from The Art of Possibility. This transformative book explores new perspectives on approaching challenges and embracing possibilities.





So, the next time you feel stuck or find the road to your goal a bit rocky, consider this: sometimes, it's not about changing the goal; it's about changing the method. Embrace the journey, adapt as needed, and enjoy the ride. Here's to shifting gears and discovering the beauty in the detours!

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