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LYL #079 – BHAG and Live Your List – The Difference Between Goals and Dreams

Do you have a dream? Do you have a BHAG (big, hairy, audacious goal). Is there a difference between a BHAG and a goal? On this episode of The Live Your List Show your hosts Jerrod and Ryan revisit a previous episode about dreaming, figure out if we even have dreams, and Jerrod gives us an update on his most recent keynote at an international leadership conference. 

LYL #079 - BHAG and Live Your List - The Difference Between Goals and Dreams

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What is a BHAG?


From Wikipedia: The term ‘Big Hairy Audacious Goal’ was proposed by James Collins and Jerry Porras in their 1994 book entitled Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies.[1] A BHAG encourages companies to define visionary goals that are more strategic and emotionally compelling.

Dreams vs. BHAG

Dreams are up to someone else. 

BHAGs require personal responsibility.

Dreams are fuzzy.

BHAGS have taken shape.

Dreams have no time frame.

BHAGS have a time frame.

A BHAG is a large SMART goal.

Fired Up Quotes

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jesse Owens (Tweet That)

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