As the new year rolls in, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. A fresh vision can help provide direction, motivation, and purpose for the months ahead. Here are some tips for creating a powerful and effective vision for the new year.

  1. Reflect on the past: Take some time to reflect on your accomplishments and challenges from the past year. What did you learn from your experiences? What would you like to do differently in the coming year?
  2. Set clear and achievable goals: When setting your goals, make sure they are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. This will help you stay focused and motivated as you work towards your vision.
  3. Embrace change: The new year is a great time to embrace change and try new things. Whether it’s taking up a new hobby, trying a new cuisine, or exploring a new city, stepping out of your comfort zone can lead to personal growth and development.
  4. Prioritize self-care: Taking care of yourself is essential for achieving your vision. Make sure to prioritize self-care activities such as exercise, meditation, and spending time with loved ones.
  5. Surround yourself with positivity: Surrounding yourself with positive and supportive people can help keep you motivated and focused on your vision. Seek out individuals who share your values and encourage you to grow and succeed.
  6. Celebrate your successes: Celebrating your successes, no matter how small, is an important part of staying motivated. Take time to acknowledge your progress and reward yourself for a job well done.
  7. Most importantly, pray. Commit the new year to God; not just once, but every day. Bring Him into your business, and watch it change as He guides you.

Don’t make last year like previous years. Let’s agree t make this year the year we really see some serious change.


Matt Danswan is the CEO of Initiate Media, publishers of Christian Woman & Co. He is also the author of NOT Business As Usual.


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