2009 Is Here ~ Happy New Year!
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Here on the West Coast, we’re finally winding down to the final hours of 2008…
Even though we’re behind most of the world where 2009 is already underway, I actually appreciate having the extra time to reflect on 2008 and to be able make my final post of the year.
A lot has happened this year, both positive and negative, which has resulted in a time of my life that I will never forget.
I’ve learned many things about life (both personally and professionally) – a lot of them the hard way – that will greatly affect the way I move forward.
In retrospective, this experience has taught me a ton about how to proceed with my own business as well.
As we step into the new year, it’s traditional for many of us to make a new year’s resolution, so that we can make goals that we’ll strive to achieve.
Since my business direction will result in my traveling internationally for over 50% of 2009, my new year resolution is to not lose touch with my friends, colleagues, partners, clients and the countless relationships we’ve worked so hard to build.
In 2008, I spent pretty much every weekend on the road, either speaking at seminars around the country or doing the same in other countries, while building teams and companies at the same time.
As a matter of fact, I can count the number of weekends I was actually at home with one hand.
In 2009, my focus will shift to working on building a lot of the same teams and momentum in other countries by starting new businesses, growing existing ones and organizing more of my own live events.
I’ve seen and witnessed the tremendous value live events have brought to attendees, and I want to be able to capture more of that by expanding my brand to as many parts of the world as I can.
With that said, I know it’s going to be a challenge keeping and maintaining my current online relationships, not to mention building new ones.
That’s why I want to upkeep my level of networking accomplished through attending live events in 2008 by increasing my presence online through the power of social media sites and social networking.
Social media is going to be my primary way of communicating with my friends and partners in 2009, and I’d definitely like to connect with you on there as well :)
So please, connect with me… chat with me… interact with me…
Take a look at all my favorite social media sites and feel free to join and connect with me in any or all of them!
I’d definitely like to be able to communicate all my news, updates and announcements with you as quickly and easily as possible…