With the holiday season wrapping up and a new year on the horizon, this is the time of year we reflect on the past and set our intentions for the future.
I have a series of reflections I use with my coaching clients as well as for myself. Try them out! Answer where you can from both a personal and professional stance.
Looking Back on 2014
- What was one defining moment in 2014?
- In what way(s) has 2014 shaped you for the better?
- As you reflect on 2014, what are you grateful for and what are you appreciating?
- Overall, how would you rate 2014 on a scale of 1 to 10?
- What would have made 2014 a 10 out of 10?
Looking Ahead to 2015
- As you look ahead to 2015, what excites you?
- What are your key goals and objectives for 2015? (or as the book The 4 Disciplines of Execution asks, “What are your Wildly Important Goals?”)
- Where and how do you want to stretch yourself in 2015?
- What will make 2015 a 10 out of 10 year for you?
- What is a possible theme for the year that could serve to lock in a resonant 2015? (Maybe a song, a sports team or a movie—old or new—as long as it resonates with you.)
You may find this is a fun way to spend New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day with loved ones. I believe sharing these reflections deepens their meaning. And sharing your goals and dreams with those you care about provides more of an incentive moving forward.
Let me know if there’s a question you like to reflect on that’s not listed above. This is a process I have been evolving for some time now, and surely there are other reflections that would enhance the process.
Time to Get a Coach?
Perhaps this is the year for you to get a coach. People with coaches are seven times more likely to achieve their goals because of the accountability a coach requires and the support and positive motivation a coach provides.
Give Chris a call at 541.601.0114 or email for a sample session to see if coaching is right for you.
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