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Ibrahim Abougendy

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Should everyone of us fear the moment when he achieves his biggest dream ? How will his life be after achieving the ultimate dream?

For Example, setting your dream to be the CEO of the Biggest IT Company in the Globe... to Reach the moon ... Whatever Impossible dream you dream about.

What if you achieved it ?
How would your life be then?
Desperate ?
Encouraged ?

Actually, I don't know the answer, do you?


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    Nov 11 2011: Certainly not. Instead they should beam with confidence and the knowledge that now they can build on it, reach a higher goal or use their experience to help others to reach their goal.
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      Nov 12 2011: But , Suppose that there is no Bigger goals ?

      Example, I dream at being the King of the Universe, and It Happened ?
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        Nov 12 2011: It depends on what you expect the outcome of being King of the Universe to be.

        If you expect it will make you happy (and you are not already happy,) you will be disappointed.

        If you simply expect to be King of The Universe, you will find out what that is like at which point you can make other choices if you like.

        The goal-setting/big dream paradigm is based on a formula:

        "This" + "That" = "The Other Thing"

        Typically, we do not REALLY know what the "The Other Thing" is; and, as a result, we can only guess what "This" is.

        Don't even get me started on "That!"
      • Nov 16 2011: Your questions are valid. I can say the mind behaves as a "Strange loop" . Some loops never end.
        You always will find more questions and possible answers related to the future but Is that what you really want?!. Don't let, the fear to be wrong, drag You into a loop without end.

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