With a new year upon us, it's the perfect time to take a look back at what has been and most importantly what will be. There is no time like the present to refresh and reinvent.
An old proverb once said "Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still." In other words, if one of your intentions for 2022 is growth (personally or professionally), think small before you think big. Just start moving.
Following are a few ideas that can help jump start your year and move you towards the "new you" you aspire to become.
1. Update Your Brand. Three simple ways to put your best foot forward and show the "you" you want the world to see in 2022. I can help!
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Update Your LinkedIn Profile
Review and Refresh Your Resume
2. Read More Books. Books feed the mind and soul. Not only can they provide a myriad of tools for starting new paths, but they afford you the opportunity to unwind and find the quiet we all need from time to time. Here are 5 books that have helped me both personally and professionally:
Untamed by Glenn Doyle
Dare to Lead by Brene' Brown
Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
The High 5 Habit by Mel Robbins
You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero
3. Watch Inspiring Ted Talks. Learn from others who have been where you are today. Here are 5 talks that have stayed with me.
The Cure for Burnout by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
How Great Leaders Inspire Action by Simon Sinek
Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are by Amy Cuddy
The Power of Vulnerability by Brene' Brown
4. Work with a Coach. There are so many incredible coaches out there now and they can help you work through what your next life move should be. The following two are excellent.
It's On! Time to make the magic happen in 2022.