It’s that time of year again; you know, when it’s time to start listing all the things you want to accomplish for the New Year. Your goals! Yes your goals. How excited does that make you? If you are like me, then you are probably not very excited. I mean, haven’t we been this way before?
As the end of the year drew closer I started thinking about what I wanted, but I knew I couldn’t do it the way I have before. You know what I came up with? I want to be happy. I’m not 100% sure where that is taking me but I know where I am starting. As far as I’m concerned, that’s a great place to start. I also know that I want to soar, to accomplish great things and defy gravity, even if I don’t know exactly what that looks like.
So a few days ago I received a little help. I belong to a Mastermind group of people of different talents though we are all entrepreneurs and our meeting was dedicated to our goal setting for the coming year. And that’s when it got exciting. We didn’t focus on all the things we have to do. We know what they are. If we want to earn a living then we have to work. We have all been around long enough to know what that means.
Instead we strategized all the things we wanted to do. Oh my God the energy in the room was intoxicating. We were all so excited and helped each other in the pursuit of accomplishing our dreams, being happy and prosperous. We looked at our goals in terms of what we wanted to accomplish during the first quarter of next year as opposed to yearlong goals. By doing, this everything seemed more finite and therefore more real.
If you are thinking about your goals for next year and are having trouble determining what they are don’t feel excited, I want to encourage you to take a different approach. You know you want to be happy and that you want to accomplish great things and soar. Start with your own happiness and determine what that means. I’ve attached a video to help inspire you, to defy gravity.