New Year, New You

New Year, New You

The New Year is just around the corner and with it brings New Year’s resolutions. So here are my questions for you. First, what are your goals for the New Year? Second, how do you intend to accomplish them? Third, what are you going to do to ensure that you stay true to your plan? Finally, how do you intend to measure your growth?

So, with the start of the New Year I want you to take a minute and look at yourself in the mirror. What do you see? Do you like what you see? If you do, what are you going to do to ensure you continue to be the person you see in the mirror, if not, what are you going to do to change?

What do you want to accomplish in the New Year? How are you going to grow in the New Year? Take a minute and determine what it is that you really want to come to you in the New Year. Are you looking for a new job, or do you want to make your high school team? Your goal should be personalized to you.

The next step is to determine how you will go about accomplishing your goal. Once you have your goal, set a plan. How long will it take to accomplish your goal? Is it long term or short term? If it is long term, set smaller goals along a timeline. This will allow you to focus on what you are doing and help you stay on track to accomplishing your larger goal.

Now here is the big thing, everyone sets a goal for the New Year, but how many people actually accomplish their goals? How driven are you to actually accomplish your goal? As I mentioned above, creating smaller goals on a timeline can help you to stay focused. It can also help to find like-minded individuals to help you stay focused.

Finally. How are you going to determine that you have accomplished your goal? What is the scale that you will use to tell yourself that the goal you set has been completed? And, when that goal has been met, is that actually the end or is there more that can be done? We are always growing and always learning. Your goal should just be the first step in an ever growing list of goals to bettering yourself.