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Indispensable! Becoming the Obvious Choice in Business and in Life by Robert Nix, David Cottrell

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CHAPTER 3Establishing Your Path

If you don’t know where you are going, you willprobably end up somewhere else.—LAWRENCE J. PETER

Let the eye-rolling begin. Here comes a chapter on goal setting, and you have read it all before. You have heard all your life that goals are important and that you should set goals. But, for whatever reason, you may have never gotten around to setting meaningful goals for yourself.

Now things are different. It is time to pay attention and test the power of strategic goal setting because you have chosen to become indispensable.

All sports have some sort of goal. They also have coaches, strategies, clocks, and stats, and they keep score—otherwise sporting events would just be watching people exercise in public wearing ...

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