How about for work? For your company, for your department or for your team? Q4 is almost over for some and for others Q4 will soon be upon us. On comes that dreaded time of figuring out where your numbers are and more often than not, coming up with ways to scramble to hit your target.
And your target? How many of you are working to hit targets that were set 9-12 months ago? Targets that may not reflect your marketplace today?
If any or all of this is you...take a deep breath. You probably spend too much energy focusing on things you may not be able to control; hence, your stress and exhaustion levels often feel through the roof.
And you are not alone.
In one of my recent surveys, over 150 women responded when asked what one of their greatest challenges are and what they want to accomplish. They want to have:
- More balance in my life
- Greater health and wellness
- More support at work, i.e., more talented people and more freedom
- Better strategic goals for their Department
- More Board engagement and contribution
And that's just to name a few.
So, how can you find YOUR way?
- Your loved ones
- Your colleagues
- Your boss
- Your community
In a recent HuffPost article, I shared a Workbook I provide to all of my clients, whether they be coaching clients, Workshops I am running or Keynote speeches I'm giving. Click HERE for a complimentary copy of my Living Intentionally Workbook.
Yes, I realize that setting goals is nothing new...but as I asked at the beginning of this article, how often have you set a goal for yourself and then not completed it? Not followed through? Asked why you even picked that goal or had that idea in the first place?!
So, before you commit yourself to a goal, I encourage you to download this guide and ask yourself and give yourself time to answer:
- WHY is this goal important to you in the first place? How important is it to you to complete it? How excited are you to start? Are you ready to give this goal the attention it needs and deserves?
How do you find YOUR way?
First give yourself some time to think about and define who you are - at heart. Second, give yourself time to think about and write down goals that will keep you on YOUR path. Goals that are in alignment with you are and how you want to be.
Then, and only then, will you be on your way to greater success, fulfillment, less stress, deeper breaths...
Of course, none of this is guaranteed but then again, not much is in this life.
And as Glennon Melton Doyle says:
"Life is Brutiful so just do the next right thing."