Redefining What Success Means For You Now

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In today’s fast-paced world, finding the time to enhance our skills and adapt to a constantly evolving workplace can be challenging. Yet, neglecting our personal growth poses a risk to our future success. This October, I invite you on a journey to inspire, imagine and invest in your thinking. Remember, there is only one ‘you’ in the world, and it’s crucial to stay ahead of the game.

With a back-to-school spirit, it’s important to remember that sometimes setbacks become the stepping stones to a new narrative of success, which might not have been possible in smoother waters. If you haven’t given yourself that time to think, how do you create the space to define what success means to you? How do you know what are the right decisions to make?

Reflect and Invest in Yourself

In our busy lives, it’s easy to overlook the importance of investing in our own skills and taking time for reflection. However, this neglect can lead to long-term risks, as our skills may become less valuable in a rapidly changing world. This month let’s take a moment to re-evaluate what success means for each of us individually and how it impacts our future decisions and actions.

Success – More Than Just a Word

Success is a deeply personal concept, and its definition can vary from person to person. In a powerful exercise, I asked my clients to list ten words associated with success, and the diversity of responses highlighted the unique perspectives we all hold. This exercise serves as a reminder to periodically assess our priorities and ensure they align with our personal definitions of success.

The Power of Reflection and Time

One crucial lesson is the importance of reflection and allowing oneself the time to think. In the midst of our busy lives, we often rush to make decisions or take actions without giving ourselves the space to consider their implications. Taking a step back, allowing ideas to mature, and seeking guidance from others can lead to more informed and successful choices.

Small Changes for Big Impact

It’s important to not underestimate the value of being agile and adaptable, especially when faced with unexpected challenges. Flexibility and willingness to pivot quickly are essential traits in today’s dynamic world.

The Power of Relationships and Collaboration

It’s important to build relationships and collaborate with others who complement our skills. Recognising our limitations and seeking support from those who excel in areas where we fall short can lead to more comprehensive and successful outcomes.

This month, take the time to reflect on what success means to you personally and how it aligns with your current priorities. Do yourself a favour, pause, take the time think about it and then choose what’s the best course of action. Also, share your lessons with someone who may be feeling stuck or unsure about redefining their own path to success. Remember, success is a journey, and it’s never too late to pivot and set a new course for a brighter future.

Welness Coach Debbie Green Founder of Wishfish – Branding Portraits by Andreea Tufescu Photography

Written By: Debbie Green 

Debbie Green is founder and wellness coach at Wishfish and co-host of Secrets from a Coach podcast. For more information visit: wishfish.org.uk and secretsfromacoach.com

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