It’s that time of year again when we are all still full of chocolate and roasted food but looking to make some changes.
How people go about setting their resolutions and goals for the year could be an indicator of their personality preference. Recognising your own approach may also help you to be more successful with those healthy habits and achieving the big dreams.
Insights Discovery(c) has four colour energies, which represent different personality preferences. Whilst we all have all four within us, though some colours will be stronger than others for us. Any of these example goals for the year ring true for you or your colleagues?
Fiery Red – start my own £1 million business, complete a triathlon quicker than my friend. Great to have such ambitious vision but don’t forget to tap into the other colour energies to help realise those dreams and put some plans in place of how you are going to get there. Perhaps collaborating with your friend would help you both achieve PB’s rather than worry about beating your friend?
Sunshine Yellow – don’t eat any sugar ever again, give up coffee, do 3 hours yoga each morning, get a promotion, keep a diary, tick 7 things off the bucket list including 5 foreign holidays, learn to paint, only eat purple foods after 7pm, swim the channel. Wanting to commit to so many different and varied goals is admirable but perhaps taking a step back and just doing one or two, but really well, may be more rewarding than over promising and then potentially disappointing yourself.
Earth Green – spend more time volunteering in my community, worry less about everyone else. Focussing on others is a valuable trait but it’s really important for those who lead with Earth Green energy to recognise their own needs above others occasionally. Perhaps dip into your other colour energies and be bold about your commitments, or take a step outside your comfort zone, who knows what you could achieve.
Cool Blue – complete a marathon by following the detailed nine month training and dietary plan, including appropriate research of trainers, the benefits of protein and review fitness data weekly. Detailed planning is a great skill for supporting goals but what could you achieve this year if you didn’t plan? What’s the most creative goal you could set yourself?
If you would like 2017 to be the year you really got to understand how you and your team tick and how to make 2017 your most effective year as a team yet, drop me a message.
Whatever your preferences, I wish you all the best for your resolutions, goals and aspirations for 2017.