You have two choices in 2013: Grow or decline. Growth demands that you consciously choose growth and that choice always requires you to change. When most people decide to grow, their plan only reflects an increase in what they have already been doing. If you want to Go For It in 2013 you must choose growth, which means you must commit to change! Change is difficult because that choice is contrary to our natural human instincts. Doing more of the same will never take you to the next level. Remember that “if you do what you have always done, you will be who you have always been.”
Going For It in 2013 will require courage, and the only way to get it is to develop it. Courage is your conditioned capacity to respond to all life events with positive actions rather than negative beliefs.
It will also require you to build on your strengths. Your weaknesses are merely dangers to be avoided. “Never let what you can’t do get in the way of what you can do.” – Coach John Wooden
You must also commit to personal responsibility in 2013. In order to do this, you must allow someone else to hold you accountable. Accountability leads to personal responsibility. Accountability pushes you past your self-imposed limitations. Accountability is the most powerful and effective force in helping you get to the next level. You can’t settle in because you have chosen to be accountable.
With those thoughts in mind, I encourage you to GO FOR IT in 2013! Choose growth and make it your best year ever! Here are some ways to Go For It:
– Reflect on your strengths.
– Set written goals for the year.
– Develop a plan of action for those goals.
– Track your progress.
– Believe that you CAN do it!
– Don’t give up, don’t ever give up!
– Find a good coach or mentor to hold you accountable.
And last but certainly not least, remember that now is the time to take action and Go For It! A successful 2013 begins now!