A New Beginning


It’s the beginning of the new year. The year 2022 has come and gone, and a brand-new year has just begun. The euphoria of the new year can seem to be unending, but it soon dies down, with everything returning to normal within a few days.

Last night I did an evaluation of the outgoing year and realized there were certain areas I should have done better. As the new year begins, there are four key areas I had highlighted as crucial to making a positive impact in 2023.

Actionable goals

Having a goal is never enough. It is important that one takes proactive action on individual goals if ever one intends to make maximum impact in the new year. A goal is like a desire. A workable plan to achieve certain things in diverse areas of one’s life.

Time Management

Time is a key factor in the success equation. To put it in a better perspective, we have 365 days in a year, 12 months in a year, 24 hours in a day and there are 86, 400 seconds in a day.

Unfortunately, we tend to waste precious time doing things that aren’t productive. This can become a clog in the wheel of our success train in life. Be careful how you manage your time, as this can determine whether you succeed or fail in 2023.


Friends are both a catalyst and an inhibitor of success. One crucial lesson I learned this year, is the type of friends I keep in my circle. Some friends are time wasters. They don’t help in anyway way towards the achievement of one’s goal in life. Choose your friends carefully and stop trying to make friends with everyone that crosses your path.


The goal must be clear and concise. In the quest to achieve individual goals, there would be distractions both from internal and external factors. Be 100% focused as you journey towards your goals in life. Identify things that can distract you and start eliminating them as soon as possible.

The best time to prepare for achieving one’s goals in life is usually at the beginning of a new year. The year 2023 is full to the brim with amazing opportunities. It is imperative that one understand the dynamics behind attaining these set goals and

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