They are what you are afraid of or what you don’t what to be or what you consider a worst-case scenario. Some steps to identify or set your anti-goals are:
I think they can be very helpful to take action and experience progress. Sometimes I don’t specifically know what my goal looks like. Still, I know what I don’t want or want to avoid because it keeps me from professional or personal growth.
I’m going to confess something: I’m afraid of social media. In the past, my fear of not having something valuable to share has kept me from engaging more, show my work, and becoming a better self in the exchange, and I know I have regretted it. So, my anti-goal is: Don’t let your fear of social media keep you from share and learn with others. Do you know this famous quote?
Stories are a powerful tool to engage audiences and bring about change. I’ve been a storyteller as a teacher and trainer, and now as an eLearning Developer. But I’ve been keeping my own story to myself. Well, that’s about to change now. I don’t want others to tell my story. That’s why I started to be more active on LinkedIn. By the way, I’ll be happy to connect with you there.
And if you want to learn more about Anti-Goals, I highly recommend you to read this article on Medium: The importance of Anti-Goals
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