Monday, January 30, 2012

Accomplishments & Achievements In the Dragon Year

Isn’t it great to accomplish something? What does it feel like to you to achieve something difficult or challenging? It feels good, doesn’t it? Whether it is race certificate, race-tee, or finisher-medal: these badges of merit do add on to our sense of self-worth and self-esteem. Recognition is a value that many can relate to. Which were your achievements and awards in 2011?

Within the area of your profession and career, our achievements may include:

  • Promotions
  • Incentives
  • Enhanced package
  • Expatriation posting
  • Study grant/scholarship

Outside of your profession/career, you could achieve:

  • Challenging physical tasks (run a marathon, qualify for membership in a prestigious running group, swim in open-water, ride around the country, climb Mount Everest)
  • Win an award for public service
  • Win a competition in your hobby/pastime
  • Write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days
My friend, Steven Novick’s list of achievements – as a climber and mountaineer – is impressive. He has climbed the seven summits.
Steven Novick - survivor - has successfully climbed all seven of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest.
What will be your achievement and accomplishment for this year? Which items on your bucket list will you cross off this year? Dare yourself.

1 comment:

Milady said...

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