Diversion Is At the Core of Being Intentional

Beth E Lee MBA MSc
6 min readMar 10, 2023

Recognising the diversion brings choice to the forefront.

To be intentional doesn’t mean to be purposeful, goal-driven, or aligned. Being intentional is when you engage in the human ability of diversion; the action of turning something away from its usual course.

It sounds counterintuitive. When we use the term intention in a sentence, it’s used to point towards acting on a specific goal or purpose. For example, he is intending to mow the lawn. Or, her intention is to have it finished by Friday. Intention seems to mean…

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Beth E Lee MBA MSc

Psych skills and discussions to develop an intentional mind.