Observations – Installment #6

Producing music is impossible without instruments to generate the sound. Similarly, resolutions are no more than abstract concepts unless they’re accompanied by assertive and concrete action steps to do something. Only the action steps will enforce the daily discipline and accountability needed to transform the resolution into improved performance and desired behavior. Otherwise, nothing measurable will happen.

What do you want for yourself this year? Why do you want it? Answer these two questions and then schedule the elements you’ll need to be successful – in a physical calendar with specific dates for accomplishment and treat it as sacrosanct. One more step: Choose a willing, trusted person currently in your life that will hold you accountable and call you out if you slack off.

Be resolute, and the music will happen.2013


Joseph Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW is a licensed clinical pharmacist and a clinical social worker with more than thirty years of experience in the field of psychopharmacology. His diverse professional background in psychopharmacology and counseling affords him a unique perspective on medication management issues. In addition to consulting with numerous psychiatric facilities, he has presented psychopharmacology seminars to thousands of clinicians in 46 states.

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