“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” C. S. LEWIS
To begin a new year with setting priority goals is important. Creating a structure to review & assess at various points throughout the year can prove even more crucial.
We’re just past the mid-year point of 2023. Good time to pause & assess. What have you given up on already or find yourself fiercely sticking to without evident merit? Pause & mentally dust yourself off to rethink your strategy or process. What aspects need to change to head toward a better path?
“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” Lao Tzu
It all begins within our mindset; reflecting, correcting & perhaps shifting what felt solid at the start of the year. Expectations for the goals set, the direction to get there, & the timeline for achievement.
To be able to reflect on what’s been achieved thus far, progress made, helps to determine what’s working & what isn’t. Will the current direction prove effective? OR is now a good point in time to recalibrate? Time to enlist the help of an objective trusted friend, colleague or professional for input & coaching to chart the best path forward. What variable would have the greatest impact for progression to make the most with the remainder of this year.
“You are successful the moment you start moving towards a worthwhile goal.” Charles Carlson
Spring is the season of new beginnings and growth, and one we look forward to. If you are still looking for a reason to begin implementing on meaningful and profoundly important goals – then this season is an opportune time. Those are the goals that will significantly improve quality of life. That first step tends to be the hardest, but the alternative of not taking the first step and delaying, means remaining in the same place. To find comfort in the discomfort of being stuck. A rocket ship launch takes tremendous effort and energy, but it also generates the momentum for the journey. While, none of us are launching rocket ships, we can take charge and begin to take that first action step, however small, to create our own momentum.
To begin is to propel ourselves beyond any self-imposed limitations. If we don’t, then the barriers that life and the world inevitably imposes on us – will mount and feel exponentially insurmountable.
Imagine achieving your important, meaningful goals. Can you clearly envision and articulate your priority goals? The goals that will create a positive impact not only in your life, but will make a difference for others in the process. Those are the goals that matter enough to overcome the inertia of the status quo & begin taking the first of any steps needed to achieve them.
Take a page from nature’s playbook this season, and moving forward towards your worthwhile goals.
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