Where are you now?
Where would you like to go?
The New Horizon Strategies Transition Model can help you, your team or your organization get from here to there.
Phase 1: Reflect
Something doesn’t feel quite right. But what should you do?
First, reflect. Look in the rearview mirror. Remember how you got here.
How have all of your related and unrelated experiences led to where you are today?
Phase 2: Resonate
Perhaps you’ve spent enough time remembering when things were “better,” “easier,” “more fun” or “right.”
In the resonate phase, it’s time to honestly assess how you feel about what’s going on right now.
- “How do I feel about my past?” (Excited? Nervous? Disappointed? Apathetic? Passionate?)
- “How do I feel about my future?” (Excited? Nervous? Disappointed? Apathetic? Passionate?)
- “How do I feel about myself or my situation right now?” (Excited? Nervous? Disappointed? Apathetic? Passionate?)
- “Do I believe I have options?”
Sometimes we can get so stuck “working the plan,” we don’t pay attention to how everything we’re doing is affecting us emotionally.
But how we feel can lead us to what we need to do in the future.
Phase 3: Reform
Reform is the choice you get to make about what you are going to do. (No one will force you or decide for you.)
The reform phase considers the work you’ve done in the reflect and resonate phases so you can tune your future based on the genuine needs of today.
The reform phase connects your past, present and future. So ask yourself: “What can I do in the present to feel excitement or passion about my future?”
This is your courageous planning step: a chance to lay out what makes the most sense right now. (It’s the solution for right now – not for the rest of your life – because you don’t know what you may need long into the future.)
Phase 4: Refocus
When you refocus, you’re ready to re-engage on your path with your new plan of action.
Refocus includes not only how you will begin your new path – but also how you will integrate your new path into the one you’re already walking.
When you’re finished with one transition, you may find another one waiting for you.
This cycle of growth for ourselves, our teams and our organizations never ends.