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Say No to Resolutions!

Jan 02, 2019
By: Tammy T. Jelinek

Yep, that’s correct, I am suggesting that you say no to New Year’s resolutions. Instead, say yes to being resolved to impact the new year.

The difference is this:

Resolution means “the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter.”

Resolve means to “decide firmly on a course of action.”

It’s time to resolve! This year, decide firmly on your course of action for the day, which will impact your week. Then decide firmly on your actions in the week that will impact your month. And if you make an impact month by month, the year will take care of itself.

What do you resolve to do this week to impact your goals, your bottom line, your mission?

Let us know what you come up with for your answers. I have gifts for those who share!

Wishing you a great day, and remember:  Lead with legacy.


Tammy Jelinek has over 20 years of experience in working in and with fabulous organizations. This blog will explore what it’s like for her to lead as a woman, as a GenXer, and as a person who truly wants to lead with legacy—meaning she wants to walk her talk. Tammy has presented training nationally across the United States, built businesses, coached amazing people and built a career in the squiggliest path known to man…or in this case, woman. She has a passion for being curious, helping people and making actions happen.

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