Less Talking, More Doing…
Have you ever started off the year talking about your goals, your dreams, how much you want to accomplish in the coming year?
I know have. In fact, I’m sure most of us have a time or two. We talk about the things we are going to do differently this year. The places we want to go. The money we want to make. The debt we want to dump. We talk and talk and talk and talk.
Blah Blah Blah…
The real question is this: Do we ever stop talking and start taking action? Let’s face it: Words just don’t cut it. We will never accomplish much by just sitting on our behinds and discussing great ideas. There has to be ACTION behind our words. Some of us, like myself, need a good swift kick in the butt sometimes to realize this.
It’s easy to make excuses and use the “I could, but..” or “I can’t, because…” Those two statements are dangerous. The wind deflates from our sails every time we say them. “I could work on my business, but I just don’t have the time today. Maybe tomorrow.” or “I can’t go to this event because I have small children at home and I’m just too busy.” There will always be things that come up that prevent us from taking action. The key is, if we really truly want to succeed we have to push past those excuses, those “not now” moments and push forward to get things done.
No More Excuses
Well, the year is now 2016 and I have made a decision. There is no way that I want to spend another year of my life, another 365 days of my precious time just twiddling my thumbs. I don’t want to be sitting here on January 1, 2017 saying the same ol thing. It’s not going to happen. This year is all about taking action on the things I want to accomplish. Some things will require baby steps. Other things just require me to take a flying leap outside my comfort zone. Either way, things are getting done this year.
Yes I will still talk about my goals. This time around, however, I will have a plan of action to go along with it.
That’s why for 2016, my word is ACTION.
Are you ringing in the new year with a word of your own?
Starting off the new year with a word that highlights what you want most out of the year is, in my opinion, better than any resolution you could make. Would love to hear what your “word of the year” is ~ please feel free to comment below!
Have a Blessed and Happy New Year – Start taking some Action today!