Setting The Pace
January just went off like that! Like already, really?
Don’t you all just think this year will be just as fast as last year?
So, tell me, how much were you able to accomplish with the whole ‘rush’ last year gave us all? I sure do hope you didn’t just have it all slip away without your own real impact in it and its own effect on you.
Remember those posts I mentioned in the first article of this year on the blog? < https://horptie.wordpress.com/2019/01/17/the-power-of-words/ >. Let’s do a little justice to it now…
What were those things you were able to check off your list as “achieved”? Or should I even start by saying, “what were the things that you put down on your to-do list? Did you prioritize the items on this check-list or just wrote down as “to be achieved”? And what time frame did you set out to achieve them?” You know part of what I suggested we take upon ourselves was the ability to actually sit down and pen down things we look forward to achieving before the year ends and finally marking out each item as they got achieved.
So, let’s be honest in here… how many of us actually did that – oh well you know we can say there are like three steps embodied into one in there;
• The sitting down – this is basically to think; to strategize; to-come-to-terms-with by realizing and agreeing with oneself on those things that actually needs to be done. It’s a first huge step when one can acknowledge that a piece is missing – so I say kudos.
• The putting pen to paper – this is a bold step further to achieving goals even in general. It is a way to stay accountable and truthful to oneself.
• Then finally, striking out those items you got around to carrying out. This, I bet you, is an awesome feeling – so relaxing; there is absolutely no better feeling than that which comes with being accomplished.
But hey, never ever beat yourself down if peradventure you don’t achieve all of these items listed or if the time you allocated to accomplish these activities lapsed. But search within; did you give all of it your best shot? – That is all that a target should be about.
Now, what’s the next best thing to do whether or not the above discussion got covered?
It is Moving On! Ask yourself what you can do differently. Set a new standard by which to run by; a new footstool to strive by – SET A NEW PACE and watch to see that you did better: to be proud of yourself knowing that you improved, that it altogether got better than the last.