There are two types of people in the world, dreamers and doers.
Lazy dreamers are useless. Avoid them.
The way to matter is doing what matters.
Dreamless doers are anchors. Reject them.
The way to matter is pursing dreams.
- Look down on doers. They're narrow.
- Define ideas.
- Start things.
- Dreamers – Oh! Look at that blossom – flit like butterflies.
Dan Rockwell reads my mind again. Presenting at the Mt. Baker PMI chapter last month, I encouraged the audience of project managers to imagine an angel on each shoulder. One is the "doer" in us saying "scope, schedule, budget!" The other is the "dreamer" in us saying "find what can go right, imagine opportunities and perfect outcomes..." We need both angels to build the most successful relationships on our projects. Enjoy Dan's post.