Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012

What did I love about 2011?

  • Committed Triathlon training (hired a coach)
  • Failing 1st Sprint Tri and then completing a sprint Tri the following weekend
  • First Olympic distance Triathlon(despite fear of lengthy open water swimming)
  • Kaslo weekend with immediate and extended family (family, sun, campfires)
  • Great Concerts with wonderful people, U2 (Kyle, Warren and Kari), Pearl Jam (2x (Chris then Charltons) and the best of the best Bridge Benefit Concert(Warren and I)
  • Scotland and Ireland
  • Wrap Up Message (inspired from Steve Jobs) in Niagara Falls
  • Ava- grade one, loving French Emersion, continuing to sing
  • Declan-pre-school and loving it, becoming his own person
  • Cycling a lot with Warren
  • Half Marathon with family and friends (Warren, Kari, Brent, Emeka, Sally, Arman, Mateo)
  • 30 day challenge in Sept. (read 30 pages/day and 30 push ups/day)
  • Dad here for Xmas
  • FRF Gala in April
  • Thomas NewZealand FRF Experience
  • Love where I live
  • increasing my knowledge and passion for mind-body connection
  • more raw food in our diet
  • cross country skiing

What did I accomplish?

  • 1 sprint and 1 Olympic Tri
  • 1/2 Marathon
  • increased communication with Warren on where we are going, our relationship and family
  • Sent Kristine to UPW
  • Set up with financial investor (wealth mgmt)
  • Eating better
  • started to blog

What do I want to duplicate?

Disciplined Triathlon Trg, Mommy Daughter Dates, continued awareness of health

What did I hate in 2011 (or challenging)?

  • Arguing about finances
  • Non-sales growth in business, (however growth in relationships)
  • Didn’t get swim lessons
  • a lot of travel with work
  • Nanny situation
  • Comparing myself to others
  • Lack of clarity with priorities
  • Did not hit all my 2011 goals

Lessons learned

  • Not to quit when at first you don’t succeed,mind over matter and belief is many times the solution
  • Exercise, Eating well and time with family and friends is top priority for me to thrive
  • Finances are important to me
  • My Feminine side needs to come out more
  • Reading inspires me
  • coaching and mentorship key to many areas of success
  • Warren loves me a lot
  • Discipline creates lifestyle and satisfaction
  • I work with wonderful people
  • I thrive in giving back

What will 2012 be about for me

  • Find another Tri coach (goal to do Olympic Distance under 2:45)
  • Become a better leader
  • Dream with other leaders in my organization
  • create magic moments for others
  • Grow the people I Influence
  • Run another 1/2 marathon
  • Fundraise in Western Canada at least 30k for Front Row
  • Establish FRF Canada
  • Go to Disneyland with our Family
  • Go to Maui with our family (free due to work)
  • Read 52 Books
  • Family and Business Finances to the next exciting level
  • Get a tri bike
  • See DMB at the Gorge
  • Celebrate my Dads 60th Bday
  • Ocean Kayaking
  • planned time (at least 2hrs/week) with family
  • Dive more into CVI, to coach on it and use it to grow myself and others
  • Utilize Business Mastery
  • Plan each day and week before I live it
  • Tell more people I love them and I am grateful for them in my life

Published by amacdoug

I am a mother of two, a wife to the best man in the world, the National Sales Manager for a fantastic company - Vector Marketing/Cutco Cutlery Canada. I also serve on a board for the Front Row Foundation. "Be the Change" to me is about living your authentic self, making progress each day towards the best version of you.

2 thoughts on “Reflecting, Learning, Growing and getting Clarity for 2012

  1. Reading this inspires me. Thank you for sharing. Your passion for living an extraordinary life has had a positive impact on my life for many years. I honor your goals for 2012 and will strive to play a role in your reaching them!

    1. Thanks Jon.I am looking forward many great coaching calls with you this year, to assist me in creating new behaviours and disciplines to hit these goals:)

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