The Secret to Avoiding Insanity: Making 2024 Your Year of Change

As we embark on 2024, I find myself more optimistic about what lies ahead. How do you feel about the new year? Are you eager to enhance your success, find more time for yourself, or exercise more? Are you willing to do what it takes to achieve it? Albert Einstein’s quote resonates deeply:

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”

To make 2024 different, change is essential. Without it, you’re destined to repeat the patterns of the past. Investing in your leadership and dedicating time to reflect on your approach is crucial. As a coach, I firmly believe that awareness is the first step toward change. The coaching process aims to reveal unconscious thoughts that might be hindering your progress.

Consider the story of one of my clients who, a year ago, bravely downsized their business significantly. Now, as 2024 unfolds, they are in a better position and rebuilding stronger than before. Their success came from courageously facing the truth, being willing to learn, and holding himself accountable for necessary changes.

It’s common to know what needs to be done, only to be tripped up by excuses about cost or time constraints. The critical question is: how long are you willing to continue in this cycle? How much more can you endure doing unenjoyable tasks, or missing out on strategic business opportunities because you’re bogged down in day-to-day operations?

Change begins with a decision. What will yours be? You have the power to transform your 2024.

I am committed to helping leaders create a thriving culture where everyone rises together. It’s a challenging but immensely rewarding journey.

What Does It Take?

  1. Be Brave: Make the decision to change.
  2. Visualize Success: Imagine achieving your goal. What new abilities will you have?
  3. Commit to the Journey: Embrace the process wholeheartedly.
  4. Define Success: Set clear, measurable goals for the next 12 months, 2 years, or a period of your choosing.
  5. Seek Accountability: Find a trustworthy individual who will ensure you stay on track.
  6. Embrace Curiosity: Don’t fear failure. Remember, as Ryan Leak says, “You only fail when you fail to learn.”

May 2024 be a reflection of your potential, not just your current reality. If you’re ready to bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be, reach out to me.

Here’s to your success in 2024 and beyond!

Mark Billage

Mark Billage

Mark’s passion is to help realise individuals’ potential, be they leaders or team members, through empowering organisational culture. He has spent 7 years leading an organisation based in the non profit sector. In that time, he focused on creating a culture that enabled and empowered individuals, with the aim of seeing a high performing team better able to achieve the organisation’s mission.

Our Vision

To train and equip leaders to transform culture, build successful teams and organisations where everyone is seen, heard and valued for their unique contribution.

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