The year is fresh and there is so much potential for 2018.
Maybe this is the year you finally start that business.
Or maybe it’s the year you’re going to really take your business seriously so you can maximize it’s potential and make more money.
Regardless of your current situation or goals, it’s easy to be optimistic during this time of year. You’ve got almost a full 12 months ahead of you after all.
And that’s great, optimism is a good thing. It makes you happier and being happy can boost creativity, productivity, and lead to more money and even a longer life.
Unfortunately, the optimism also creeps into our minds in another area – our motivation. Since we are so motivated right now about achieving our goals, and they all seem so doable, we tend to think that we’ll always be this motivated.
“This year’s going to be different” we tell ourselves, “I can feel it.”
But is it really? If so, why? What are you actually going to do differently this year that will lead to different results? Seriously, stop and answer that question.
I don’t mean to be a downer, but let’s get real for second, because until we do, NOTHING IS GOING TO CHANGE. [Read more…]