In work, love, and life I aim for progress, not perfection. And progress is a process.
Progress is the Key to the Goal
I’m taking baby steps to work on some of the things I mentioned in my new years post back in November 2010.
The three things that have my priority right now are:
- Plugging through the edits and rewrites on my book (my editor finished two weeks ago so it’s time to get started).
- Winning one of my Toastmasters club contests this month: I’ve been studying 1999 World Speaking Champion Craig Valentine’s 52 Speaking Tips, the last of which I received this week, and this is the first opportunity I’ve had to compete in a long time since I couldn’t compete last year as a district officer.
- Lexi’s 6-month Weight Loss Challenge: Although I don’t look it, I weigh 192 pounds (size 16) and would like to lose about 25 (I’ll fit a size 14). I’ve stopped eating fast food, red meat, and desserts, increased my green vegetable intake, and hope to get some kickboxing/dance workout DVDs soon (any suggestions?) so I can feel (and be) more energetic.
I’ll write more about these goals as I progress. I’ll also recount my Lasik enhancement experience that is happening this morning (my left eye has been blurry since having done Lasik the first time 4 months ago). Although I don’t want to endure this procedure again, at least I’m not scared.
I Will Stay Winning in 2011*
As a continuation of my 2011 theme, “All I Do is Win,” I’ve come up with my own affirmations/declarations. May they inspire you to make your own list, and be a big winner this year, too!
All I Do is Win a publishing contract.
All I Do is Win the heart of my Boaz.
All I Do is Win the “battle of the bulge.”
All I Do is Win a bigger and bigger savings account.
All I Do is Win Toastmasters contests.
All I Do is Win clients and speaking engagements.
All I Do is Win favor over haters.
All I Do is Win friends and influence people.
All I Do is Win satisfaction and happiness.
All I Do is Win WHATEVER I put my mind and hand to do.
Aim for progress, and stay winning!
*It’s not grammatically correct, but I like it.