Achieving the goals we set for ourselves at the end of 2019 often took a back seat to crisis management in 2020. While we may not have completed the goals we set for ourselves, we hopefully learned the value of flexibility, resourcefulness, and creativity while pushing through enormous obstacles. We learned the power of resiliency and how to bounce back after a set-back. We discovered that having belief in yourself and helping others are both powerful energizers.
If you don’t believe in yourself, it’s easy to let any excuse prevent you from achieving your goals. It’s not easy to overcome self-doubt, but it is POSSIBLE!
What I have learned after years of coaching people to create and successfully achieve goals is:
- People need large, long-term goals to give them purpose and direction.
- People often need help breaking down the large goals into more manageable “bite-sized” goals.
- When the goal is something a person really wants and it is manageable enough, they can be successful.
Here is my New Year’s challenge for you ….
Take one goal for 2021. Then break it down into “bite-sized” pieces.
Let’s say the goal is to gain 300 connections on LinkedIn. It may seem like too large a goal, but when you break that goal into bite-sized pieces it is more manageable. If you connect with 5 people a day it will take 60 days to hit your goal. If that is too aggressive, try reaching out to 3 people a day to make it seem more reasonable.
Whatever your goal is, it can be broken into manageable tasks so that you don’t feel overwhelmed and give up. Instead, you will feel excited and hopeful that you will be successful.
You have to believe in yourself if you want to succeed. Let me help you to create and manage your goals so that when December 2021 rolls around, you can BE PROUD TO SAY “I DID IT”. Click here to schedule time to brainstorm your 2021 goals.
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Use this time to improve your skills and show your future employer that you were proactive about your professional development during the pandemic.
Stay safe, remain positive, and be proactive about your career goals.