A few months ago, we did a Chasing Excellence on picking one word to define your new year, instead of a lofty new year’s resolution.

I’ve picked my word for the year, and it is — relentless.

So let’s dive into what it means to be relentless.

Do you keep pushing yourself harder, when other people give up?

Do you know exactly who you are?

What about pressure… Are you intimidated by it, or do you thrive on it?

All of these things make you driven…. They make you successful. They also make you relentless.

I’ll bet you don’t like taking no for an answer, or if the answer is no, you can usually find a different way to solve the problem. You’re driven by coming up with solutions, rather than just complaining about problems.

This defines me, and how I live my life, and it’s why I chose the word relentless as my one word resolution.

Have you picked yours yet? If not, it’s not too late… And of course, pick a word that resonates with you, your value system, your work ethic and your family.


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