With the new year kicking into gear now, so too is your chance to define a new, more committed and successful you. If you made a resolution to bring a bit of edge into both your personal and professional lives, why not commit to it for the next five years by planning ahead? Not only will you be less stressed in the future, you will be more motivated to achieve your goals and feel more accomplished.
Follow these five easy steps by life coach, Shannah Kennedy, to help you succeed in doing just that. Step one:
Define the big picture. Ask yourself what position is your end goal and what benchmark you’d consider a success. Remember to ink it, don’t just think it. Step two:
Break down what skills you’d need to reach that position. Look at specific courses that might make you a good candidate for your dream role. Step three:
Write down who will be part of your support crew to help you achieve these goals. This can be family, friends or colleagues who are like-minded. Step four:
Pen five incremental goals, one for each year. Focus on how you need to progress, and what will help you build to the next stage. Step five:
Who will be your mentor? Write down traits you need in a mentor and seek out someone who will make you accountable. Related content:
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