Dreaming Big in 2021

Dreaming Big With My #Oneword This Year!

Many people have high hopes that 2021 will be better than the year we just ushered out. I certainly yearn to get back to some basic routines, like hugging a friend or being able to meet a colleague for coffee without concern of getting or spreading any virus.

It’s those simple pleasures that often mean the most. I relish those moments and I do appreciate the small, often overlooked times in my everyday activities. They are important. But this year, I’m ready for some big happenings, too!

Making Dream My OnewordThis year, 2021, I’m making #dream my #oneword because I’m ready to dream big.

Celebrating 20 years

In 2001, I started my consulting practice. As I embark on the 20th anniversary of this journey, I have reflected on the challenges, the successes, and the many hopes I have always had to make a difference in our workplace cultures.

Many of you may recall that I like to plan my year using the #oneword philosophy. It’s a fun way to organize my thoughts and priorities, so I can look at how to accomplish things that are important to me over the coming 12 months. It also provides a structure for me to celebrate the things achieved in the last year.

The global pandemic created some obstacles in my 2020 #oneword—#adventure. But strangely, as I read through my hopes, nearly everything on my list did become a reality.

What lies ahead

Now, I feel both poised and ready to hit a new stride – personally and professionally. Here are a few of my dreams for 2021:

  • Reach exponentially more clients with our PXT Select, Everything DiSC, and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team programs.
  • Partner with clients that are committed to personal development, kindness, and authenticity.
  • Be healthy and active, spending time routinely walking, golfing, swimming, kayaking, and practicing yoga.
  • Ensure that all these things are done with ease, balancing time for self and others.
  • Give back more, to all I can.

These feel big, exciting, and they light me up, which is what I think any good intention should do. And I like the crossover between my work, my health, and my family & friends. I think 2020 has clarified how interconnected all these elements of our lives are.

So how about you? What personal/professional/creative/kind/wild/exciting intention is at the forefront for 2021? What’s your #oneword? Leave a comment or better yet, give me a call. I’d love to learn more about what the year ahead holds for you, too.


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