Bijoy Goswami on Why Not to Set Goals and Measure Outcomes

In Chapter 19 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, leadership philosopher Bijoy Goswami answers "What Goals are You Setting as You Look to What Comes Next in Your Career?" Goswami shares why he does not use goals and milestones to assess performance and motivate progress. He finds goals to be limiting and instead focuses on a journey focused neither on safety nor outcome.

Bijoy Goswami is a writer, teacher, and community leader based in Austin, Texas. He develops learning models to help individuals, organizations and communities live more meaningfully. Previously, he co-founded Aviri Software after working at Trilogy Software.  Goswami graduated from Stanford University.