Finish Strong and Make January Count
As we approach the end of January are you confident that you will finish strong? It’s merely a few days before we conclude the first 12th of the year. Will you be able to look back over the preceding weeks and feel confident that you have given January a fair crack of the goal whip?
If, on reflection, you know you’re going to fall short, then all is not lost. Whilst there are just a few days of January left to make your mark, going all in for the next 48 hours could give you and your goal a huge boost. There’s nothing to stop you from using these hours to finish strong!
It’s Not About Results…at least not yet
This finish strong quote from Og Mandino, for me, is the epitome of why it’s so important to take a look back periodically (end of week, end of month and end of year, which is often too late) to assess whether we’ve progressed sufficiently that we will achieve our goals in the long term.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Indeed, what you plant now, you will harvest later. It can sometimes seem that the small actions we take now are insignificant. And frankly, they probably are if taken in isolation, but, if your goals are big enough and important enough to you, then it’s in these small, consistent but often immeasurable actions that the harvest will be brought in.
It can be so easy to let the months slip by without checking in on ourselves. The problem is that we often start strong, but then lose enthusiasm as the size of the task becomes all-too-apparent. But, in taking action, no matter how small, we often find hacks, hints and tips which sometimes speed up our journey or maybe just give us a sign that we’re moving in the right direction.Continue Reading