Achieve 2016: January Goals
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Happy Monday! Or I’m calling today Money Monday because I’m going through my bills at work. I’ve signed new contracts, renewed a few subscriptions and ended others. You know the phrase, “eat that frog“? Well, I’ve been eating frog most of the morning, but it has to be done.
I don’t mind though because it means that I start my week feeling accomplished. Speaking of accomplished, I’d like to brag on my December goals for a moment. I achieved 4 out of 5 goals:
Bake Christmas cookies – Achieved
I made chocolate chip M&M, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter blossoms and cappuccino flats.
I re-watch the Harry Potter movies every year during the holiday season while working on handmade gifts. I actually finished a whole week before Christmas this year.
Ride in the Christmas parade – Achieved
Get crafty to display holiday cards – Achieved
I need to take a final photo before I take it down this week. We ran out of clothespins and space!
Hang mistletoe – Incomplete
Only because I refused to let the Mister climb a tree to retrieve some. Surprisingly, none of the local craft/decor store sold artificial mistletoe.
So what’s on tap for January?
If you read my post yesterday about my major goals for 2016, then you know that I plan to create sub-goals or action steps to help me move toward them. (See my word of the year post to learn more about how I’m setting goals.)
- Complete the first four weeks of runs in the Couch to 5K training app. Continue to check in with my accountability partner.
- Update jujitsu notebook and turn in for my sensei to review.
- Finish researching Etsy setup fees. Pick a name. Get tax questions together for my accountant.
- Finish up December crochet orders and mail them.
- Read 2 books: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo and The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey (one is for a Periscope book club)
- Go through “A” client files and work and move them to the new database.
- Get business tax info together for the accountant.
As you can see, I’m not being as lenient on myself as last month. It’s a new year, and I have big goals, so I have to work hard. The only way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.
How did you do with your December goals? What are your goals for the month?