As we head into the final days of 2015 and begin to plan for the new year ahead, here are 3 lists worth making to set yourself up for success in 2016.
The Start Doing List
If you want something you’ve never had, you’ve got to do something you’ve never done.
It can be easy to get stuck in a comfortable routine where we focus on the same things and we forget to take a step back and identify things that we should be doing that would have a big impact on our business and on others.
I often tell leaders at Service Express that “what got us here, won’t get us there.” In other words, we cannot be content to rest on our laurels, we must continually look for new opportunities that will cause us to grow and become better.
As the President of Service Express, I can’t focus on the same things today that I focused on 5 years ago. As our company has grown, so has the need for me to identify new areas that I must focus on to ensure that I’m having the greatest impact on our company.
Michael Hyatt illustrates this well by saying that just as we must put the big rocks into a vase first, and then add the smaller ones, so too should we prioritize our time so that we put our most impactful activities first. If we put the smaller ones in first, there won’t be room for the big ones.