Hitting the Reset Button for 2022
December 28, 2021
reset button 2022

So many of us said goodbye to 2020 with starry-eyed hope for 2021…only to feel a sucker-punch at all that this year has offered up to us. I’ve felt the same way in many aspects.

But while 2021 wasn’t the year we had hoped, I choose to look at the positives. I want to take learnings from this year and grow from them in the new year. Hit a reset button, if you will.

This week on the podcast, I’m reflecting on four big bright spots of 2021 that have impacted society on a global scale. And I’m sharing my own three big lessons from the year. Some of these lessons we’ve already put into action at my micro-school, LEADPrep, and I’m sharing what that looks like.

I hope you’ll listen to this positive message and take some of the bright spots and learnings to heart, too!

Jump in the Conversation:

[1:21] Hope for 2021 & a sucker-punch
[2:30] Finding the positive and hitting the reset button
[2:44] 4 bright spots
[4:05] Learnings from 2021
[6:17] Difficulty seeing ripple effect of positives
[6:38] 3 big lessons from this year
[7:35] Being exhausted and low stamina doesn’t change hearts
[12:18] Speaking of moving on, hit the reset button

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