When we talk about success, it is helpful to break down complex ideas into everyday topics. Ones we can understand and relate to. For this article, I’m going to use the analogy of success in an NFL football game. We’ve all seen games on TV, and many of us have been to one in person and may have played the game in school or college.
The game of football faces off two teams competing against each other. The goal of the game is to outscore your opponent. There are two conferences, the AFC and the NFC. They each have 16 teams and play a 17-week regular season. Out of the league’s 32 teams, six (four division winners and two wild-card teams) from each conference compete in the NFL playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.
Let’s take a look at how Football relates to goal setting. [Read more…] about Analogy of Success: Goals, Priorities and Happiness