Following on from the Headmaster's Assembly on Thursday, my Thought For The Day may seem a bit expected and a slight cliché, but what else is there to talk about at this time of year other than New Year's resolutions?
I assume that most of us here have made some form of New Year’s resolution, and I hope that most of us will stick to our resolution for longer than just the first few weeks of January. Whether your resolution is related to sport, schoolwork, family or music, it is something for you to strive towards and to gain a sense of achievement at the end when you have accomplished it.
To ensure that your resolutions will be met, and that they are not simply an empty promise, try to focus on setting your goals the SMART way.
When conjuring up your New Year’s resolution and setting your targets for the year, try to make sure that they tick the following boxes to make it as easy as possible for you to achieve them:
So to finish, aim high, set your goals and be smart about them. The American author Zig Ziglar once said, “a goal set properly is halfway reached”.