Photo: an old carriage wheel in Kitahama Station, Hokkaido
Its the first weekend of 2019. The fireworks and champagne have been put away. Reality strikes. 2019. As my nephew put it, its the last year that has any teen in it.
My friend Joseph from Chinese Toastmasters club sent this greeting.
用真诚经营爱情 (love/ romance)
用平淡对待磨难 (meditation/ spirituality)
用虔诚祈盼幸福 (fun/ joy)
用感恩回报人间 (social causes)
In every culture, the new year signifies hope, new beginnings.
Even as I meditate on this photo I took in Hokkaido, Japan of an old carriage wheel found in a displaced train station, where no one stops but is now a tourist stopover from a long drive. Horse carriage disrupted by trains disrupted by cars, disrupted by …
Time rushes on.
Disruption is the only constant.
What 3 major areas will you focus in 2019?
Learning and Growth goals
Can you combine any of these goals?
Join a fitness class with a friend
Walk to/ from work
Train for Machu Picchu or Camino de Santiago, Spain
I’ve finally signed up for a diploma on social media branding. My goal is to increase my writing and launch a podcast.
Q: Can”t I learn on my own?
A: I’m relying on a community to push me. We will see.
As Stephen Covey wrote in his book on 7 Habits of Successful people, put in the big rocks first.
Time (Classes on Saturday)
Money (government subsidy)
What I need to do to make it happen:
Research on schools offering program (done)