Episode 332

Values, Validation, and Goal Setting with Tara McMullin

December 13, 2022

Are your current goals truly helping you to be the person you want to be and to create the business you’d most like to run? Or are you simply striving for a goal that you were told you should achieve by someone else or society? In this episode, Emily is joined by Tara McMullin to discuss how we can shift our approach to setting goals in a more integrated and holistic way. One that considers your big-picture vision, personal values, and resource availability so that you can find more fulfillment.

Episode Transcript
"I started to recognize that the goals I set were not helping me become the person I wanted to be."
- Tara McMullin

Discussed in this Episode

  • Tara shares an update on how her work has changed since July 2021
  • What drove Tara to write her new book
  • The critical step of setting goals getting bypassed
  • How you can get stuck in a validation spiral and what to do about it
  • Understanding your own capacity for taking on more
  • How aiming to optimize your time could help or hinder you
  • Understanding the conditioning and systems that play into our goal setting
  • Tara’s tip for gain clarity into your “should” and “supposed to” items

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