In the end, right at the end, it’s what you did that counts. At least that’s the premise.
You set out to achieve. You plan. You intend to do. There is no try. There is only do or don’t do. If you keep track of where you’re headed, you might even arrive.
If you’re not careful, you are of course simply paving the way to the cliché of your choice.
I found a blog this week that not only wraps this concept up really neatly, it does so via a less well known and particularly favourite film of mine. It might also shed light on why those anti-globalisation protesters insist on wearing Guy Fawkes masks…