Productive Flourishing
Productive Flourishing
Episode 62 - 5 Ways to Make Better Plans for the New Year

Episode 62 - 5 Ways to Make Better Plans for the New Year

It's the time of year where we're thinking about setting new goals and new resolutions. On this final episode of 2015, Angela and Charlie wanted to take the time to talk about some things to think about as you’re setting intentions and new plans for the New Year. They’re excited to jump into the show. Ready? Let's do this!

Key Takeaways

[01:12] What is Angela looking forward to for next year?

[02:26] What to think about when you're creating plans for next year.

[02:33] Do a review before you plan a new.

[06:17] How did your actions for this year align with your values?

[07:00] Why is it so important for us to review before we start planning?

[09:50] How the negativity bias plays into New Year's resolutions.

[12:49] Reviewing plans allows you to see the story in a very deep way.

[13:18] Celebrate your daily & weekly progress instead of waiting for a huge ending to celebrate.

[19:20] Focusing on our mundane progress builds processes that we really enjoy.

[20:41] What you feed, grows – Make sure the things that matter to you are getting fed.

[26:19] Focus on fewer goals – Choose the things that matter most & focus more of your energy on those things.

[30:36] What to do when you get stuck and not sure what to do.

[33:19] Celebrate what you have achieved this year!

Mentioned in This Episode:

Sideways Isn't Necessarily the Wrong Way

5 Ways Reviewing Your Plans Can Enhance Your Success

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Productive Flourishing
Productive Flourishing
Productive Flourishing (formerly the Creative Giant Show) explores how to do the work that matters to become your best self in the world. Host Charlie Gilkey and occasional co-host Angela Wheeler take listeners on a deep dive into the lives of leaders, changemakers, creatives, and entrepreneurs who are thriving in life and business by doing work that matters. Listen in to see how they cultivate meaning, success, and happiness as well as their approach to productivity, business, health, and the challenges (yes, even the deep, dark ones) that show up in their lives.