You know what to do. So why don’t you do it?

Here are three easy ways to get into action and start your New Resolutions before 2022 officially begins.

Apparently, a whopping 92 per cent of people who set New Year’s goals never actually achieve them. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you back.

Whatever we call it, if we have intentions, goals, outcomes — stuff that we would like to be doing, and we are not, here are three ways to get started today—

An accountability partner is a partnership where you mutually agree to coach each other and provide feedback on a regular basis. With an accountability partner, you each agree to talk daily or weekly through feedback sessions where you share wins, share your goals & outcomes, make commitments and talk about your current challenges. Make sure you agree on the timeframe, schedule meets in the diary, and write the commitments down.

There are a bunch available on the iTunes app or via Chrome extensions, or even paper/journals and planners. I’m not a huge fan, but these work for some people.

Once you do, you’ll never go back.
And the good news? Most offer free discovery calls so you can see if you’re a ‘fit’ before working together before a long term commitment.

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Let’s dive into the world of coaching.

Coaching is a process that aims to improve performance and focuses on the here and now rather than on the distant past or future.

A coach works with clients to prepare them for performing at their peak by developing skills that will help that person achieve specific outcomes, aspirations, goals — to get what they are really after. A great coach will also help you overcome the barriers that get in the way or have stopped you in the past.

They don’t. You do. Coaching doesn’t work unless you work. Instead, coaches will help you shine a light on what you’re doing and how your processes may or may not work for you. If you want someone to do the work? You probably want a freelancer, EA, or to outsource the stuff.
Like me, some coaches are also strategists and help with the gameplan, strategy, and roadmap.
There is no one right way.

In my experience, a great coach will customise everything for a specific client, for your specific outcomes, and the tools, resources and environment you have to achieve the outcome presently.

Some coaches will say they are your thought partner, and everything you need is inside yourself, and they are there to ask you questions and perhaps provide accountability, but not to provide strategy. That is a completely valid method of coaching, so really do your research before you invest in a coach. It is a partnership.



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Kristy Bertenshaw

I love to write bite-sized stories, essays & poetry. Revenue Generation & Growth Specialist | Passionate About Using Technology & Storytelling to Drive Results.