There are many ways to look at December and the end of the year. In the past, it has been a time for reflection but last year it changed to one of celebration. Last December I graduated with my B.A. in Organizational Leadership. This year, I get to celebrate another personal accomplishment — I finished writing, I’m printing and selling my book.
Welcome DoByWhy: Journal + Guidebook to Create, Attain, and Achieve your Goals into the world.
The DoByWhy idea began for me in 2017. At the time, I didn’t know what I would do with it but I started seeing how DoByWhy applies to many areas of personal and professional development. Deciding to write a book about goal setting and achieving took a different path.
First, let me make a statement…”I was not a champion of setting goals.” I share some of this in the book but it came to light on my 9-to-5 job. Each year, employees were mandated to set goals for the year as a bar for employee reviews. I always knew what I wanted to accomplish but I never felt my goals were for my personal development and growth. I wanted goals that would stretch me and give me opportunities to learn and apply new techniques beyond my day-to-day responsibilities. My view was different than that of my manager. As you can imagine, I viewed goal setting as a frustrating and tedious task. My remedy was to look at setting goals differently, in a way that wasn’t tedious and was personal to the individual.
I started thinking about this book in November 2018 when I searched for a combination journal and goal instruction book but couldn’t find one. So, I decided to write it.
It feels pretty amazing to create something that others will use to achieve their goals and make their vision a reality. If you need to know one thing about me, you should know I am a person who wants to see people achieve success, especially those who have been put down or lack the confidence to believe success is for them.
As excited as I am about the book, I am also excited about hosting webinars and classes to help guide people in creating goals using the DoByWhy method. The first webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th at 5:30 P.M. (PT). You can register at nicholewesson.com/events. While you are there, take a look at the other events currently scheduled for January and February, and stay in touch for more to follow.
As I have shared this venture with others, I have been told how difficult it has been for them to set goals. These are the folks I wrote the book for because they are just like me. Birds of a feather, indeed.
To learn more about DoByWhy: Journal + Guidebook to Create, Attain, and Achieve your Goals and to order your copy, visit the DoByWhy Journal page at dobywhyjournal.com.
Note: The book is self-published and is not available on Amazon, right now.