An Olympic gold medal winning crew team had a coach that challenged the athletes to a simple but powerful litmus test for every decision they made during training season.
Ask the question: Will this make the boat go faster? Should I stay out late tonight? Eat this doughnut? Skip my next workout? It doesn’t take a high IQ to derive the answer to a question that precise.
What life goal is meaningful enough to you that you can create your own version of this question?