But it’s so “normal” to be a small thinker, that many people think they are big thinkers because they have big pie-in-the-sky desires.
What is a pie-in-the-sky desire? It is an end goal to which there is no ladder and there is no intention to build one.
One of the things I measure in the Starting Point Measurements is the size of your desire vs. the size of your ambition.
People with sky high desire entertain pie in the sky goals.
The easiest “test” to find out is to ask them to do the skill-finder process from the book “What Color is Your Parachute” that has been published, I guess, for 50 years? OK… I just checked, for 49 years.
That means you can find used copies of the book: that section hasn’t changed much… maybe a little with the introduction of computers.
How does the skill test go?
In any project your actions belie the underlying skills, the ability to do some