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How to Start The New Year Off Right

Happy New Year!

Why all the fuss about a new year? Because it’s new! When something we get something new like clothing, electronic etc., there’s usually a feeling or excitement that goes with it.  Such as “I can’t wait to use it”  or “I can’t wait to wear it”. We’re excited because we see all the possibilities, the opportunities and a New Year is no different.

Are you ready to start the New Year off right? Let’s go!

separate your self with personal branding showing blue marblesA Brand Called You

A year is the perfect time to start branding you! “If you use the Internet you have a brand whether you like it or not.”

Ready to be strategic about your personal brand? Consider these 3 Compelling and Easy steps to Build Your Authentic Personal Brand.

new years fireworks no new years resolutions goal planningSet Goals instead of Resolutions

Aren’t you tired of making New Year’s resolutions only for the invigoration and excitement after making them fizzle? Only 8% of people who set New Year’s resolutions actually achieve them. That’s very low success rate.  So, let’s be more successful in 2015 by doing something different by setting goals instead. Read these 4 Steps to Successfully Set Goals.

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Got financial goals you want to reach? Join me and Tiffany TheBudgetnista on the LIVE RICHER Challenge. Here’s a few resources from Tiffany:

1. Top 10 Tips for Managing your Budget.
2. How to Make Your Credit Score Jump Like Jordan.


Branding yourself and setting goals into action are sure ways to start the new year off right for maximum impact. What other things are you doing to start the year off right?


Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.