New Year, new goals

We’re at that time of year when everyone is thinking about goals. What is it they want to do this week, this month, this year… or with this life.

But whether you’ve got a health and fitness goal, a career goal, a project goal, you need to break it down and really think before starting out.

Yes, you should really have a S.M.A.R.T goal (Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound) You’ve probably got that covered. 

Also key to consider? Start with WHY.

Why do you want to do this? What is it about this goal that is important to you? I’m borrowing from Simon Sinek here, but our passions all hinge on the why.

Why is it you want to be fitter?

Why do you want to do a photo shoot?

Why do you want to achieve this level of professional success?

The root of this is your why, and what it is will drive you. Because you have to realize there will be hard work – and sacrifices along the way. Are you ready for the hard work and sacrifice? If you’re not sure, you might not be clear on the why.

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