260 Days Remaining Until the End of the Year

Today, April 15th, is the 105th day of the 2013 year. That means there are only 260 days left until the year is... over. We're a couple of weeks into the second quarter already. This year is whizzing by on you!

Where are you with your goals for 2013? Are you on track, ahead of schedule, or way behind in getting where you want to be in your life & business this year?

I can answer that question honestly, and say I'm way behind. After a rough first quarter, I'm pushing myself hard during this second quarter to catch up - and get ahead.

If you're like me, you have both personal goals and business goals. I've been hitting the gym almost daily, but I'm starting every day off with "money tasks" - and making sure my 24 hours are spent focusing on my TOP priorities every single day...

When you really want something to happen, you have to give it everything you've got. Period. It takes serious self-discipline to see things through to the end result - whether that's a health goal, a financial goal, a business goal, or any other.

Yes, life happens, distractions get to all of us. Some of us have more challenges than others, whether they are external or internal. But the bottom line is, you're either going to make it happen or you're going to let the challenges take over. Period.

During my recent health issues and unexpected downtime, I took the necessary time to rest and heal - and then I got right back on my feet. Even when I couldn't work out at the gym (one of *my* personal goals this year) I made it a point to move as much as I physically could. As soon as I was released from bed rest I headed to the gym. At first I didn't even turn the treadmill on - I just walked in place and did stretches. It's about doing what you can, no matter how small the steps.

I did the same with business, breaking things down into micro-tasks and just making a point to do *something* every single day, no matter how small the task or how slow the progress seemed. Moving forward is going in the right direction, even if it's one step or task at a time. ;-)

Now that I'm back on my feet, and back to my usual creative-happy-productive self, I'm ready to dig in and make the rest of this year count! We have 260 days. We ALL have 260 days, just like we all have 24 hours in a day to work with.

We still have time to reach our 2013 goals!

How are you going to make the next 260 days count?

What are you willing to change or sacrifice to make it happen?

I look back over my past 16+ years in business, and the past twenty years of my life even, and I'm amazed at how far I've come and how much I've achieved. But it didn't happen "magically" and it didn't happen overnight. It was a direct result of setting specific goals, and working diligently toward reaching those goals. Period.

We're in this together. I'll be right here every single one of those remaining 260 days, working alongside you as we push toward our own personal goals.

Here's to making it happen! *cheers*

Best,

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  1. Great point ... no point in worrying about what we haven't done but we can all do a lot in 260 days. We can also count our blessing for how far we have come. Thanks!

    Quinn
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  2. Yay! I'm so glad you're back to being Lynn. I actually missed your blog while you weren't well. Here's to getting it done for the rest of the year!
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  3. I am way behind on business goals, maybe seven months behind. Today is a go/no go day for one stage. If it is a go, then I can start playing catchup for the summer and get ahead this winter. If it is a no go, then I change paths and I should be go in a week or so and then back to the same plan.

    Personal goals are way behind also, because I focused so narrowly for the past umpteen months on that one business task. I've started trying to develop some personal goals a bit. In fact, yesterday was the first day I have been out of the house for anything other than groceries and hardware. I took a day off. Unfortunately, I lost track of where I was in the business project. But, I'll figure it out, and see if I can't get out again this coming weekend.

    So, all that being said, my current goal is to go through all of the stuff Lynn provides, and see that stuff as a guide to see if I can develop a clear path for both of my plans.
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  4. corrected ...

    This is the big one! You hear that, Lynn? I'm going to succeed like ya, sweetie! This is the big one!
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  5. I'm a little behind but not by much! I have lots of time to shape up and catch up to my goals. Great post!(and reminder)
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  6. Earl Edmonds says:

    First of all, your beautiful! I liked your Web Page and you typed with honesty. I have some questions for you Lynn.

    1. Do you get paid off of my subscription from your website?

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  7. I have been writing down my goals every month and I must say it really helps by keeping me focused. It really keeps you moving in the right direction. Thanks for sharing Lynn!
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  8. Hi Lynn

    I've just found your site and it is like a breath of fresh air.
    Having set goals back in January I was beginning to waver a bit as things have been tough lately but having read your post I realise I need to push on for the rest of the year.

    Thanks a lot

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