Enjoy the season while prepping for 2022

10 Ways To Use The Rest of December To Set You Up for 2022

Don’t waste the last two weeks of the year.


With only two weeks left in the year, you have options for how you want to finish 2021. You can coast through to the end of the year in a holiday induced fog or you can rush to cram in as much as possible before the ball drops on January 1st.

Then there’s the option where you set yourself up for a successful start to the new year while still enjoying the rewards of the season, which is the option I suggest. To make that happen, I present to you, in no particular order, 10 things you can do now to set yourself up for a successful beginning of 2022.

1. Create a list of your achievements.

What did you accomplish in 2021? Go through your calendar or planner to remind yourself of what you accomplished both personally and professionally. You alone decide what a successful achievement looks like for you. Did you nail a presentation? Make it to all your daughter’s softball games? Master a new skill at work? Write them all down.

When your list is complete, take some time to proudly reflect on what you accomplished. Keep the list somewhere you can easily find it during 2022 to keep you inspired. PRO TIP: Set aside a place in your 2022 calendar or planner to…



Ellen Goodwin

Productivity Consultant, TEDx Speaker, Podcast Co-host, Author of DONE: How To Work When No One Is Watching. Learn more at Ellen@EllenGoodwin.com