It’s that time of the year when our logo wears Santa’s cap, and I can’t help but ask, “where did the year go?”
So, I came up with this strategy that would help anyone maximize any year. It’s simply: Start Your Year Early… In fact, start your new year NOW! (i. e., from Christmas or earlier).
Why wait till the 1st of January when you can be at your best from December?
… as BJ Fogg has said, “Design beats willpower.” Anytime. Everytime. @funmie_adebayoTweet
Speaking from experience (the Naija way), ”2020 will come now, and we will all set goals; then some people won’t finish ‘booting’ till like February ☺”
By then, we will be halfway through the first quarter, while you are still waiting on yourself to start your year.
Resolutions rely on willpower. They fail because, according to the title of Benjamin P. Hardy on the subject, Willpower Doesn’t Work!!! @funmie_adebayoTweet
Why New Year Resolutions Don’t Work
So, why do new year resolutions fail?
Resolutions rely on willpower. They fail because, according to the title of Benjamin P. Hardy on the subject, Willpower Doesn’t Work!!!
However, as BJ Fogg has said, “Design beats willpower.” Anytime. Everytime.
Do this instead…
Therefore, if you start doing what you should do as at when due by design, and you stop putting away your tasks till a celebrated future date, then you are halfway through!
Do this instead: start your year early by turning those very tasks, projects and habits on your new year resolution into goals. Furthermore, break your goals down into simple steps with deadlines, and plan to start ticking them off from this Christmas.
You will be surprised at how much you will have achieved by the January 1st; besides, that sense of accomplishment will give you the boost you need to achieve more in the new year!
… start your year early by taking on those very tasks, projects and habits on the list from this Christmas.Tweet
In conclusion, convert your new year resolutions into achievable, measurable goals, and start ticking them off this Christmas. You will get the boost you need to start your 2020 well, and you will thank me later, I’m sure.