Finishing The Year Strong

Caroline Leon
6 min readOct 11, 2023
Photo by Prophsee Journals on Unsplash

“It’s not where you start — It’s where you finish that counts.”
~ Zig Ziglar

I don’t know about you but it’s around this time of year that I start to get excited about the promise that the next year holds. It would be oh so easy for me to write this year off already, but I know that I need to finish this year strong if there’s any chance of starting the next one feeling prepared. In this piece, I detail everything I’m doing to begin my wrap up of the year and lay the foundations for a really positive new year.

1. Review my 2023 business plan

The first thing I do around this time of year is go back to the business plan I made at the end of last year. I know before I even go there that there will be many things I haven’t done but I like to review the goals I originally set and assess where I am in relation to them.

There are always things that are underway but not yet complete and others that never even got started, it’s almost like my brain forgot about them as soon as the proverbial ink had dried on the paper. And that’s okay. Revisiting my plan helps me to decide what I’m going to focus on for the rest of the year.

2. Let go of things

I don’t hesitate to tweak my plan throughout the year and course correct as I go. And the final months of the…



Caroline Leon

Business Coach helping conscious change makers to build and grow sustainable businesses, using strategies rooted in integrity.