Make your best year ever by getting the right toolbox at the end
What do you need to make 2019 your best year ever? What a question you might argue. Only 17 days are gone this year. However, statistics tell us the same story year after year. However, statistics show that only 9.2%achieve their New Year’s resolutions.
Therefore, it’s a right moment to make the necessary corrections now and really make this year your best year ever.
From my own experience, I know that I would never be able to run all the marathons I have done during the last 10 years if one essential thing would have been missing.
That “one essential thing” can be summarized in one word:
Write Your Plan!
Planning sounds easy and straightforward, and it is, but if your plan doesn’t contain certain variables, the chances are high that you will fail with your goal.
Most people think that planning is about writing down on a paper, what you’re going to do. To achieve your best year ever, it’s true that you need to have a written detailed action description. Let’s see what else you will need:
Keep it simple!
Love this quote that tells exactly what it’s all about
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein
If you can’t explain it simply, probably you’re on the wrong track.
To keep it simple and to be specific, they both go hand in hand. If your goal is to lose weight, you must specify your weight loss in numbers. “During this year I will get rid of 25 kilos.”
Read more about setting a S.M.A.R.T. goal.
Make it time sensitive!
By setting a time frame for your goal, you can make a proper plan. Going back to the example of weight loss, I would argue that everyone can achieve it if you get all the time you want. But if you set one year as a time frame, 25 kilos less requires a plan and tools to be accomplished.
Keep a log!
A lot of people, even with a detailed plan, fail because they do not follow up their results. You need to measure everything you do by keeping a log, where you compare the results with the original plan. By making the comparison between plan and achievement, you can easily see where you have to make some extra efforts and where you’re doing well.
Make Your Best Year Ever By Adding Another Dimension
The five variables for planning, you have heard many times in different ways. It’s true that you must have them in place to get a chance to make your best year ever. Let’s frame them in to get them more visible.
The question a lot of people raise is where to start? It's like getting new furniture from IKEA. You open up the box and there is no instruction inside. If you try to install the furniture as you think it should be, for sure it will end up wrong at the end.
That the log comes at the end would be the only variable that you for sure can place correctly, as it is a follow up of your performance.
It’s also quite apparent that you need to put together a written plan before starting your action.
To avoid fumbling around and not knowing where to start, let’s put another dimension to the formula.
Instead of framing it in, let’s make a 3-dimensional box of it, where the width, length, and height are represented by Why, How and What. Simon Sinek’s famous Golden Circle explains in an extraordinary why you must add this “Why-How-What” dimension to your planning.
When you honestly analyze your Why, How and What, you will start to identify your passion, and from there, your plan will be filled up with a lot of values.
Your Best Year Ever Will Be Kept Simple
Every year there are statistics about the most common new year’s resolutions. It varies slightly from year to year, but the list of the 10 most common resolutions is more or less the same year after year.
According to statistics, eating healthier and exercise more are always on the top of the list. However, on the top 10 list, you will always find money and job-related topics, such as saving more, earning more money and find another job.
Also on the list, you’ll find topics like spending more time with family and friends, dedicate more time to my favorite hobby. Altogether there is a sense of search for more freedom and a lifestyle where you can decide what to do, when to do it and how to do it.
With the fast development of the Internet and the digital life, we all are living today in one way or another, there are also much more opportunities to make a living online.
You just have to find the right system and platform for you, that fulfills your plans, with the Why, How and What correctly identified. In today’s digital world there exist methods that only two decades ago were simple dreams and utopias.
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