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I saw a funny quote for the New Year:

It began:  Dear New Year’s Resolutions.  It was fun while it lasted.  Signed, January 2. 

The truth is we have a well-documented history of allowing our resolutions for the New Year to slide out of sight quickly.  While fitness is essential, I think our rapidly changing economy and the dysfunctional job requires we now focus more on our career planning.

What do you want to accomplish with your career?  What personal goals do you want to achieve? 

Now is the time to establish those goals, create your performance metrics, and get organized so you can start the new year strong.

You have two choices:  you can allow life to happen.   You can be like a leaf being propelled by a river, or you can seize the moment.
Don’t waste another day or your career, your life, just biding time.

A goal without a plan is just a wish.