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How do you relate to your personal goals?

I recently had the opportunity to deal with two situations in which two professionals that I am coaching dealt with a similar reality in a completely different way. Both clients are very determined and successful people. The topic they were dealing with was achieving their personal goals. I’ll use fictional names and call one David and the other Bruce. Both set ambitious personal financial goals and both failed to achieve them. David reacted emotionally to his missed goal. He was upset; he felt the sky had fallen. He identified with his goals so he took not achieving them personally. Bruce on the other hand, related to his result as a smaller tragedy. While the goals […]