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Department of Business Administration Organizes ‘Color Your Goals’ Workshop at the College of Business Administration

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Added on - 2019/04/15  |  اخر تعديل - 2019/04/15

Under the supervision of the Deputy Head of the Department of Business Administration, Prof. Ruba Al-Shareef, the department organized a workshop entitled "Color Your Goals." It was presented by Ms. Azza Muhammad Al-Turki, a student at the Department of Business Administration. The workshop was held in the Activity Hall at Rea Dhakhir Branch on Tuesday, 4 Sha`ban 1440 A.H. from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

In her presentation, Ms. Azza Al-Turki explained "Bullet Journaling" and its many advantages, highlighting the usefulness of this method and ways to use it. In the first half 30 minutes of the workshop, she explained how to create special posters by using the Pages app on an iPhone. In the next thirty minutes, she addressed the importance of setting goals in our lives, and stressed that when it comes to a goal one aspires to achieve, one should ask oneself the following questions before pursuing the goal:

  1. Does achieving this goal benefit only me?
  2. Will I be happy upon achieving it?
  3. Will achieving this goal increase my passion for pursuing other goals?
  4. Does the goal resonate with oneself and reflect who I really am?

If the answer to all these questions is yes, one can now write down the goal and start working on achieving it.

The workshop then discussed the two biggest obstacles hindering our efforts to achieve our goals, namely:

  1. Fear
  2. Hesitation

Given the fact that the pursuit of goals requires self-confidence and that many people experience a fear of failure and making mistakes, one should visualize oneself being liberated from the chains of fear to be able to achieve their goals. As Geoff Thompson puts it, most people go to their graves with their best songs and poems still in them (because they are too afraid to step over that line of fear). Contrary to common belief, fear motivates us to do great things.