Three words to focus on for 2012.
Last year I used the three words strategy (Breathe. Balance. Grow.) and did great focusing on it until we moved half way through the year and I forgot to put the words back up on my bulletin board. But when I looked back over the year, I realized I did continue to create around those three words, which is pretty cool.
2011 was a big “personal growth” year for me in many ways. I feel like I’m coming out of a tunnel and blinking my eyes in a bright light that’s been waiting for me to step forward and find it… beginning to see what I need to be doing and how to make it happen. Many moments this past year I had to remind myself to just breathe and embrace growth. So the words really worked well as a focal point.
This year my words are:
Allow. I know I’m not the only one who struggles with this area. This year I’m making a conscious effort to allow. Allow good to happen. Accept opportunities and praise. Acknowledge my talents and skills. Allow what comes to come, and deal with it one moment at a time. All of that wraps into the word “allow” for me. Permission to believe in the wonderful aspects of the world and of myself.
Sparkle. I thought about “shine” but that felt too scary. I’m not quite ready for that kind of spotlight. So I chose “sparkle” instead. Sparkle brings to mind a twinkling little star in the night sky (instead of the intense sunshine). I think I can do that.
Inspire. I want the overarching goal of everything I do in my business to be to inspire you. To encourage you to create businesses to support yourself and your family. To offer guidance and support through the technical challenges that so often get in the way. To inspire you to keep believing in yourself and the possibilities as you travel along the journey. And to help inspire and create change in the world around me, in all the little ways that are within my reach.
So how about you? Did you choose three words for the year? One word? Write resolutions?
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