Congratulations! You have made it through the first 30 days of the year and have conquered all your goals and objectives, you have lived up to each resolution and commitment made on New Year’s Eve, and you have made all the desired and even necessary changes to help you achieve success.
Wait, that’s not you? Are you kidding me? Don’t sweat it. It’s not me, either, and I would venture say the larger population is in the same boat. But wait, there’s more. There are still reasons to celebrate as we still have 11 more months ahead of us as we put this one into the rearview mirror.
One of the best ways to reignite the flame is to celebrate the little wins along the way. Those small achievements and positive disciplines that are repeated daily are what will lead us to the long-term realization of our dreams.
So don’t quit. Don’t give up. Instead find the smallest victory and celebrate it. Now imagine what it could look like if we just made a little more progress this month. What would the next level of success feel like. Take in the moment and bring your future success into the present, right into the reading of this column.
Achievement of worthy goals takes work, commitment and belief. There is a Navy SEAL quote that reads, “The only easy day was yesterday.” And when it comes to breaking bad habits, creating new and better habits, or impacting change, it’s been said that the only thing harder than the first 30 days is the next 30 days…
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Written by Michael “Go-To” Norton, XINNIX President, former CEO and Founder at Tramazing, former President of the Zig Ziglar Corporation, and former Executive Vice President of Sandler Corporate Training, Michael Norton has helped companies accelerate their growth by elevating their talent through learning and development programs.
Michael has had the pleasure of working with world-class companies such as Siemens Healthcare, WebMD, 7-Up, Cardinal Health, Cemex, Boral, HPE, Indeed, Lonza, KONE, Evonik, Quest Software, Dell, Anixter, and many more. for 30+ years he has developed, written, delivered, reinforced, and sold sales and sales management training programs that deliver real ROI while fitting into a company’s culture, processes, daily sales workflow, and budget.