From La Vidaid Loca comes this excellent diagram which sets out the difference between what we are good at, what we want to do, and what is important:

Image from La Vidaid Loca

Hat tip to Stephen Jones.

Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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