And why society's KPIs for success actually suck
The Ikigai philosophy came at a really interesting time as I sat down to look at the goals I created for myself at the beginning of the month. A LOT of ego-driven and quantitative measurables tied to my body and weatlth and status and power. I understood at the foundational level that these weren't the KPIs I cared about, but I am still a human who enjoys metrics -- what can I say?
I haven't scrapped the goals, but I look at them daily and wonder. So, I'm on track to meet these goals. And then what? What's the real juicy juice that I get from these goals? The Ikigai principles do a great job of bringing it back home!
TLDR: Goals change once you do your first therapy-assisted psychedelic experience ;)