Create Your Best 2021 - A Process for Reflecting on 2020 to Plan 2021 (FSFS232)
Play • 1 hr 12 min

We’ve just signed off from 2020 and we’re starting a new year in 2021. Looking back at the past year, how does it make you feel? Are you sighing with relief, just glad that it’s finally over? Or maybe you’re looking at how even though 2020 wasn’t that great of a year, there were still things to be happy and thankful about? Javan's workshop: https://allpointsdesign.ca/product/envision-2021-workshop/

In this episode of Farm Small, Farm Smart, we have Javan Bernakevitch, and we’re talking about year-end reviews: how you should do it, why you should do it, and how it can hopefully help set you up for a better 2021 by doing an honest self-reflection and setting intention. It won’t just be looking at facts and numbers, it’s also taking stock of your emotions, what brought you joy, what brought you suffering, and planning it out in the year ahead to get the same, or even better, results.

It's simply changing your approach.  

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The Thriving Farmer Podcast
Michael Kilpatrick
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TAKE A DEEP BREATH
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Scott Shepherd, Host and Flower Educator
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Farm Land
The Modern Grower Podcast Network
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Living Free in Tennessee - Nicole Sauce
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Nicole Sauce
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1 hr 8 min
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