As the year comes to a close and we all begin to wind down for the Christmas festivities and holidays, for many it’s time to start thinking about goals and dreams for 2017.
Over the last few months I have spent a lot of time joining in and learning from others online with coaching classes and workshops. I have absorbed so much brilliant information to help me create bigger and bolder plans for me to implement. I am working on making next year my best yet and have worked on being totally committed and ready to make my plans happen. Starting right about now and not on January 1st.
But there is more to just wishing and wanting
The traditional way of setting goals on the first of January often see’s many of us giving up by week three of the New Year, and can leave you feeling uninspired, unmotivated and like you’ve failed before you’ve really had a chance to begin.
You can surround yourself with positive motivational quotes galore, fill up notebooks with clippings of things you’d love to manifest, create vision boards and stick them up on your office wall. All great positive stuff.
But as I’ve discovered, unless you break each goal down into do-able chunks, step-by-step actions that you actually get on and do, and finally work on uncovering and overcoming any negative beliefs that prevent you from moving forward, you’re unlikely to make the progress you desire. You end up back at square one. Deflated.
It doesn’t matter what anyone else tells you to do, unless YOU truly believe you are capable and are willing to do whatever it takes to make a success of your petite business, you won’t.
During one online class I learnt about how an Olympian athlete mindset is very similar to that of an successful entrepreneur. They are both focused and dedicated to continuing to take action towards their intentions and goals. Every single day. Building momentum as they go. They have the ability to overcome setbacks and reach their goals successfully. But it takes daily work, motivation and dedication to continue. They do the work. Continue reading