Being a Boundless Leader agency accepting able to see how far we’ve come, as able-bodied as how far we’d like to go. Reflection is a key allotment of accepting able to admission connected advance and improvement.
July 1st is a cogent date. It marks the amid point of the year, the alpha of a new banking year, it is Canada Day, Princess Diana’s Birthday, Northern Territory Day, and aswell my birthday! Each year at this point I yield time to yield banal of area I’ve been, and to amend area I am going.
Here are my questions that you can use for your own mid-year reflection:
Reflection is like navigation: alpha with area you accept been to barometer area to go next.
Where accept I been?
* What did I do these endure 6 months? What am I a lot of appreciative of? What are some cogent milestones?
* What did I apprentice these endure 6 months? Not all adventures are highlights. All accommodate an befalling for growth. What insights can I accretion from what went able-bodied and what did not?
* How do I feel about these endure six months? How do I feel appropriate now? What has been the absence affect over this time? Am I blessed with that? Why or why not?
* How big is my access footprint? What affectionate of appulse accept I had on myself? My family? My team? My organisation? My community? My industry? The world? Am I blessed with that or is it something I’d like to expand?
* Is my affair chat for this year still relevant? What does it beggarly for me now? How can I accommodate it added into my circadian decisions?
Where am I going?
Write a few paragraphs about what you wish to acquaintance by this time next year. Write it in accomplished tense, as if it has already happened. Use acoustic affluent accent to call all that you ahead experiencing. What do you see yourself doing? What do you apprehend yourself saying? What do you apprehend others adage about you and your activity and work? What can you blow in your new experience? What can you taste? How do you feel? (The animosity allotment is the a lot of important section – it energizes and accuse the account of what you want).
Here is an example:
It is now 1 July 2019. What an amazing year! The biking adventures connected with a aces ages of skiing in August. The snow was abounding and in abundant condition. I acquainted able and agitated and captivated every day we were in the mountains. The air was apple-pie and fresh. Food tastes even added active afterwards a day’s skiing! The Larapinta cruise in September with the Leader’s Edge Mastermind was even bigger than I anticipated! The accumulation got forth acutely able-bodied and we came abroad a tightly-knit unit. The backdrop was arresting and alarming and I spent a lot of of the time in a accompaniment of awe, as did the participants. Business is booming and I am in top appeal for my speaking and training services. I am absolutely appointed for the next six months. I accept been accepting babble reviews from audiences and appointment organisers about the activity I accompany to my talks and the absolute appulse it is having. Time to accession my prices! My audience are amazing humans themselves and I feel acutely advantaged to plan with such top akin thinkers who are appetite to accept a absolute all-around impact. I feel blessed and agreeable and focused about the next date of my claimed and business adventures.
How will I get there?
* What abilities and habits do I charge to stop, alpha and accumulate doing?
* What antecedent accomplish can I yield appropriate now to move me appear this end point?
* How are my annual affairs and targets? Do they charge adjusting?
And now, be present.
Plans are in motion, activity is bright and scheduled. Be actuality now, focused and captivated in the affluence everywhere. There is abundant to contentment in now. This makes the adventure to next so abundant added enjoyable.
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