02 Positive Intentions vs Positive IMPACT | Logan Sullivan

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Positive intentions correlate to positive impact to the extent that authentically wanting to do good might urge us to do a couple things: it might urge us to remain energized and committed to the cause, it might urge us to follow through to the very end, and most importantly, it might urge us to lean towards strategic and rational tactics that make use of relevant data and information.
In the end, if no positive outcome results from positive intentions, then what’s achieved? This episode makes the argument that our objective when doing good should not be the ACT of doing good, but to IMPACT good. If we fail to scrutinize the actions that follow our good intentions, questioning their impact, do we authentically care for the cause we’re acting on behalf of?
So, without devaluing the importance of positive intentions, lets recognize that outcomes only follow intentions when this positivity is applied rationally and effectively. And with that in mind, remember that benevolent actions are a means to an end, not an end in themselves. If we really do care and want to be a part of making the world a better place, then impact should remain the objective.

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