Dec 01, 2022 by - Nick Baldwin

Kick Start Your 2023 Real Estate Goals By Finishing Strong This Year!

The majority of us make our New Year’s resolutions and goals on January 1st. However, January may not be the best month to get started on your goals. Jumping directly into your new year goals can lead to exhaustion or even abandonment of your dreams into the new year.

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

-Jimmy Dean

Setting Goals Provides Security During Challenging Times

This year has been challenging and unpredictable. While we may not always control or predict events in our lives, we can learn to adapt and utilize adversity to redefine and support our goals. So start considering your goals now to help you manage life’s unforeseen twists and turns.

You’ll have more time to observe what’s working and what isn’t by preparing your 2023 goals now, and you’ll be able to adjust as needed. Setting goals might also provide us with a sense of security during this challenging period.

We thrive as humans when we are learning new things and putting our intellect to the test. Having new goals in place might offer us something to look forward to and boost our self-confidence. To be relevant, they don’t have to be related to a specific time period, such as the new year. A modest or medium-sized objective that provides you a sense of accomplishment is just as valuable as a major life goal.

You’ll find advice on how to finish the year strong and start planning for the new year so that your job goes in the proper direction.

How To Finish The Year On A High Note

When December arrives, it’s easy to lament the year that has passed us by, as well as to criticize ourselves for failing to reach our professional and personal goals. Remember that we aren’t productivity machines and can’t be expected to work around the clock. We can pursue our goals more fully and guilt-free if we are kind with ourselves and realistic about our life.

Fortunately, it’s never too late to start working toward our objectives. Here are some suggestions for finishing the year strong and making improvements.

1. Make a list of ten micro activities you can do that is so simple to complete that you can start working on them right away.

We prefer to think of our goals in terms of the huge chunks that need to be conquered. However, if we sit down and complete micro-tasks, we will feel a tremendous sense of satisfaction and will be able to build on this momentum to complete subsequent steps toward our objective.

For example, if your goal is business-related, you can include tasks such as booking an appointment with a photographer for new headshots or listening to a new podcast with a person that you admire. If your goal is of a personal nature, such as eating more healthy or working out consistently, start with researching for a healthy new recipe to try this weekend or cleaning out the refrigerator and pantry and throwing out unhealthy food items.

2. So, what’s one thing you’d like to get done right now to make life easier in 2023? See if you can get it done today. Don’t forget to reward yourself with a soothing activity afterward!

What is a mundane task that you’ve been putting off but is still bothering you? It could be personal or business. An appointment with a tax professional? Updating your resume? Making a profile on LinkedIn? Hiring a new admin assistant? Whatever it is, make a concerted effort to finish it today. You’ll be surprised at how much progress you can make if you do it. Plus, you won’t have to worry about this continuing into the new year, and you’ll be able to start fresh.

3. What is a straightforward tool that can vastly improve your well-being?

What is the one thing(s) that is nagging you or giving you a headache when you think about it? It can be anything as minor as “my keys on my computer laptop are sticking” or as significant as “my neck pain is bothersome,” all of which are simple to overlook or deal with on a day-to-day basis.

Make a list of things you could do to better your circumstances now. What are some useful tools to keep on hand to make your life easier? Perhaps it’s just a matter of upgrading your tools, such as buying a can of disposable cleaning duster or making an appointment to see the chiropractor, or buying a cervical pillow.

One simple instrument can sometimes make a significant difference in your well-being. For example, I was experiencing headaches after using my laptop for hours on end, and after putting up with it for so long, I eventually bought bluelight glasses. It was such a game-changer that I couldn’t believe I had waited so long to do it.

What are some things that could make your life more convenient?

Reflect On This Year To Set Yourself Up For Next Year

One of the most compelling reasons to begin setting new year’s goals now is that you’ll need time to reflect on the previous year to understand better what you want to accomplish in the coming year. It’s challenging to get a moment alone to check in with yourself during the Christmas season because it’s usually stressful and frantic.

Instead, try to set out an hour this week to reflect on the year that has passed. This year, what worked? What obstacles did you face, and how did you overcome them?

You’ll be in a better position to think about your 2023 goals if you’re honest about your accomplishments and setbacks. Start small and see what you’re capable of.

The advantage of beginning our goal-setting process early is that you will have more time to establish new habits and routines. This will help you achieve a more significant long-term aim.


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