Goal setting is great. But it’s only part of the equation in ensuring 2015 is a stellar year for you and your career.
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A new year means it’s time to look forward. For many it means a fresh start and a strong resolve to make the coming year better than the one just gone. And for most it’s a time to appraise how far you have come, and where you want to go next.
Last month I ran an online workshop, Your Best Year Ever, and so many of you who attended told me that one of the key take-outs was the need to know what your destination is before you set goals.
It may seem simple – you need to know where you are going in order to get there – yet many people wander aimlessly through their life, without putting serious thought into where they are headed and where they actually want to end up!
It’s also possible however, that you might decide on a destination, get there, and find you’re either in the wrong place, or it’s not all it’s cracked up to be in the guide book. Sound familiar?
Before you set your path to a destination for the next 12 months, there’s a crucial question you should ask yourself:
“If I were to meet myself 12 months from now, who would I need to be, and what would I need to have done, to be happy with the person I meet?”
By asking this question you are more likely to set yourself on a course that meets with your personal values and less likely to simply set (and fail at) the standard goals most people come up with.
You are also more likely to arrive at a destination that makes you feel fulfilled and lives up to your expectations.
Ask questions that will lead you where you want to go, and then plan your year around the goals that will get you there.
If you’d like more help on finding your destination and planning to make 2015 a year to remember, join me when I run the Best Year Ever workshop again on 14 January. Click here to register.
PS I’ve just created a brand new, FREE video training that will help you reach the destination you want, and get what you want at work. Click here to get access to the training.
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