Hit the Reset Button

Dr.Sanja Rickette Stinson
October 4, 2023
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Reinvent Your Vision for Success Before Year’s End – Part 1

In the dynamic world of personal and professional growth, the year's final quarter presents a unique opportunity to hit the reset button and reinvent your vision for success. As we approach the end of the year, there are compelling reasons why this is an ideal time to embark on this transformative journey. In today's blog, we'll explore why reinventing your vision before the year's end is a strategic move that can set you up for success in the coming year and beyond.  


      Start with Maximizing Momentum for the new year. As the fourth quarter approaches, it's natural to reflect on the achievements and challenges of the current year. Hitting the reset button now allows you to carry the Momentum of your reflection and insight into the new year with a clear vision and refreshed goals. 


      Be prepared to Align with Annual Planning. Many individuals and organizations plan annually and set goals as they approach a new year. You are reinventing your vision in the fourth quarter. Reinventing your image in the fourth quarter ensures that your updated goals are ready to be seamlessly integrated into your annual planning process, which helps you to hit the ground running in January. 


      This is an opportunity to do Course Corrections and take advantage of new opportunities. In the fourth quarter, it provides an excellent opportunity for course correction and changing what needs to be changed. It is when you choose to reset to the identified area where your current vision and goals are not yielding the desired results; adjusting before year-end enables you to start the new year on a more strategic and practical path. 


      When you hit the reset and purposefully move to reinvent your vision for success, you avoid what is described as the Procrastination Pitfalls. I've learned that postponing the process of reinventing our vision until the new year can lead to procrastination. By starting this process now, you avoid the common trap of delaying personal and professional development goals. 


      The advantage of hitting the reset button is that it allows you to engage in Financial Planning and tax-related activities. By revisiting and potentially adjusting your vision, you can align your financial and investment goals with your renewed vision for the future. This proactive approach can lead to more effective tax planning and financial decision-making. 


      Hitting the reset button in the fourth quarter also helps to Foster a Sense of Achievement and set a positive tone for coming you. It's a proactive way to end the year on a high note.  


      Finally, A New Year, Fresh Start naturally brings a sense of renewal and a fresh start. By reinventing your vision and setting a new goal before the year's end, you position yourself to embrace the symbolic new beginning that the new year represents. This can inspire tremendous enthusiasm, motivation, and commitment to achieving your refreshed vision for success. 


      Hitting the reset button and reinventing your vision for success before the end of the year, especially as we reach the fourth quarter, is a strategic move that offers numerous advantages. It allows you to maximize the Momentum of your reflection, align with annual planning, make necessary course corrections, avoid procrastination, and foster a sense of achievement. By acting now, you set the stage for a successful and fulfilling year ahead with a clear vision and refreshed goal to guide your personal and professional journey. Don't wait for the new year to begin; start the process of reinvention today.   

Dr.Sanja Rickette Stinson, DM

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