My North Star for 2020.
For the past couple of years, I’ve chosen a word of the year to remind me of the intention I set for myself. This allows me to focus my goals around one theme.
So what’s my word for 2020? Drumroll….it isn’t a word this time, but a hashtag: #NeverSettle.
When I look back at the last decade, there were times when I was oh-so-close to getting something and I instead settled for what was in front of me. There were times where I could’ve given it 110% instead of 99.9%. I settled for 99.9% because that 0.01% was my security in case I failed. There were times when I could’ve stood up for myself in spaces instead of saying, “it’s okay. They’re not ready for someone like me.”
So #NeverSettle is a promise to myself to always show up, give it my all and never step back for fear of making others feel small.
#NeverSettle is the intention I set for myself to take chances, be uncomfortable, and quite frankly, have dessert more often. #NeverSettle is what I will tell myself when I feel afraid and alone on the journey.
I hope you, too, will think about one word that can guide you this year, that might make your heart skip a beat or help you find your fire.
Here’s to an incredible 365 days and to the decade ahead!
With faith & fortitude,
Copyright (c) 2020 Williams Strategies, LLC. All rights reserved.