Have you set your New Year’s resolution yet? Setting goals for the new year is a popular pastime. But as with any positive change you wish to make in your life, it’s important to be mindful in your approach. We recently came across this excellent post by Kathleen Brady at Career Planners, LLC. It offers some practical tips for setting reasonable goals in the New Year.
New Year’s Resolution
Kathleen introduces the “I AM principle” for setting goals:
What is Ideal? What is Acceptable? What is the Midpoint between Ideal and Acceptable?
It’s a simple formula for setting a goal that is both achievable and yet still pushes you beyond your comfort zone. Check out the rest of the article here for an explanation of how to use the I AM principle and be sure to share your thoughts on it!