Words to banish and those to live by in 2022

Timothy O’Neil-Dunne of T2Influence pens a year-close piece that captures his thoughts on the imagining that needs to modify and the new text to embrace in the new year.

ENDING my formal work position this calendar year has given me a ton to feel about what 2021 has arrive to indicate and what we should really aspire to in 2022. 

In the close I came up with five important words that we need to stay by – firstly though, we need to banish the use of some phrases that are holding us back again and preventing us from relocating to a better earth. 

Right here are
my record of words and expressions to be banished.

  1. Put up-pandemic. There is not heading to be a put up pandemic. A sobering thought, we are now in the new typical.
  2. Just in time. We have been so centered in performance and just getting items performed though eliminating squander that in actuality we have eliminated some of the core of the travel business. I consider we want to adjust that mentality
  3. Governing administration handouts. They are not coming. Get around it. We waste far as well significantly vitality in this hope that the authorities owes us a residing and will appear to our rescue. Anticipations will or else be dashed. 
  4. The client is often ideal. The perception of entitlement that has come to be an assumption of the solutions and providers we present, I believe that has develop into a damaging resulting in some of the worst examples of shopper conduct we have ever observed. This is not just confined to the United states of america and other so called-civilised nations.
  5. Hope. To quote a very well-known indicating – hope is not a tactic. 

My words
for 2022 are these:

  1. Agility. We have to be a great deal more agile than we have at any time been prior to. There is also resilience and self-reliance. The times when we can depend on outside the house enable are long gone. We are in this with each other and on your own.
  2. Accountability. We have to account for our steps such as what we have been accomplishing to the planet. I in fact dislike the phrase sustainability as it only implies the standing quo. I think we have to be accountable to the world and long run generations as properly as to the tradition of the buyer and our partners. Accountability usually means we have to be capable to stand powering what we say and do. Accepting the repercussions for (as an illustration) picking out not to be vaccinated. 
  3. Creativeness. We have been sliding towards a world where the huge acquired too large and all people else had to endure in the massive guys’ orbits. Creativity is how we get out of right here to a new and much more enlightened world. We have to be creative. All people, not just the bosses and the designers. We have to feel of greater strategies to do even the most mundane. 
  4. Pleasure. Satisfaction has to be part of what we do. The good resignation I consider is driven in section that lots of individuals in our market misplaced the potential to delight in the get the job done they do and the merchandise we give. Joy spans all the things. Our interactions and our hopes and desires. I could of stopped here. 
  5. Kindness. When I concluded this listing – I had a nagging experience something was just missing. So for my past phrase – I realise that we may perhaps have missing that. At present I see considerably too a lot of examples of individuals not becoming kind. But kindness begets kindness. Kindness in of by itself is so worthwhile. Sometimes just a basic thank you will go a extensive way. 

Merry Christmas, Satisfied New Year and here’s to a fruitful and rewarding 2022. I have been blessed with this community. I have taken pitfalls to be part of the group in numerous endeavours. I will try upcoming year to do the same. 

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