Resolutions: What Works and What Doesn't
Resolutions, I once loved them. Not now.
Resolutions are a declaration of your end goals; get in shape, learn Spanish, find a new job. Declaring something is the start of making it real, but does not actually make it real.
Resolve, the root of resolution is a verb. It requires action. The piece that is missing is not giving enough thought to what is driving you to want a resolution to be true and what it will take to make your resolution a reality.
Here’s what I know works to back up your declarations with action and increase your level of success. Read of all my eight tips in BOOM Jackson.
Here's a sneak peek:
- Root in Why.
- Less is More When it Comes to What.
- Make Your What a Non-negotiable Project.
- Focus on Habits to Grow.
- Unleash Your Strengths.
- Hooray for Failure.
- Fertilize, Prune and Weed.
This article can be read in its entirety in the January-February 2014 issue of BOOM Jackson.
Deirdre Danahar, is a business, leadership and life coach for entrepreneurs and creative professionals (inmotioncc.com). She’s a transplanted New Englander living in Jackson with her husband and alarmingly large cat.