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As the calendar year ends and anticipation of the coming year grows, it's tempting to set resolutions impulsively, promising ourselves grand levels of change. Those who've been with me for a while know I'm not fond of new year resolutions. In the excitement of dreaming about what's to come, it's easy to overlook a powerful tool that can set you up for success in the new year—reflection.
At some point, most of us have said, "Next year will be different!" Let's ponder why nothing will change unless we take a moment to look back and revisit our actions from the current year. After all, we can't forge ahead when we don't understand where we've been.