Stay with me on this one, I think it’s rather important. I’m referring to compatibility, agreement and harmony of your values and goals.


…is the state achieved by coming together, the state of agreement. The Latin congruō meaning “I meet together, I agree”. As an abstract term, congruence means similarity between objects. Source

Goal Congruence

…is a result of the alignment of goals to achieve an overarching mission. Source

Value Congruence

…is the extent to which an individual’s behavior is consistent with the stated value. Sticking with the example of creativity, value congruence is achieved if I am creative in my work on a regular basis. Not being creative would lead to value incongruence. In that state, it is difficult to experience a sense of meaning and I will be more likely to procrastinate. Source

Goal Values Congruence

If our goals are not well aligned with our values or our sense of self, we’re more likely to procrastinate. more on this and Source