Somehow the turning of a calendar page prompts us to look back and to look forward.
I was thinking about this and then saw this quote from Simon Sinek…
“It’s dangerous to perceive the world through only one set of eyes. The problem is, we can only perceive the world through one set of eyes.”
It got me thinking about setting New Year resolutions. How about trying this approach…
Ask friends what they think you should set as a New Year resolution, and why. Ask them to be honest and be prepared to hear unwanted truths.
If that sounds scary (it scares me) perhaps that will give the resolutions a useful ‘edge’.
Your next question to your friend would then be ‘If you were in my shoes, how would you go about achieving it? What would be your first step?’
Then it’s not so scary. They may even offer to help 🙂
My best wishes, Paul
By Paul Matthews – Speaker/Author/Expert on Informal Learning and Workforce Capability
Author of new book “Learning Transfer at Work: How to Ensure Training >> Performance”
and bestsellers “Capability at Work: How to Solve the Performance Puzzle”
and “Informal Learning at Work: How to Boost Performance in Tough Times”
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