Really talk to them about what their values are, what their goals are, and how they wish to achieve those goals.
And there was important progress made on a number of these goals.
Fifty year ago defining the goals of the Mississippi Summer Project was equally crucial for Moses.
1530s, "end point of a race," of uncertain origin. The noun gol appears once before this, in a poem from early 14c. and with an apparent sense of "boundary, limit." Perhaps from Old English *gal "obstacle, barrier," a word implied by gælan "to hinder." Or from Old French gaule "a pole," from Germanic; or a figurative use of Middle English gale "a way, course." Sports sense of "place where the ball is put to score" is attested from 1540s. Figurative sense of "object of an effort" is from 1540s.
knock someone for a loop