It’s that time of year again. Generally, the New Year allows people to reset their personal and professional goals. A lot of times, these resolutions are thrown to the wayside after a few weeks. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you keep those promises you made to yourself.
- Set clear goals- This may seem obvious but one of the top reasons people don’t see their vision through is because it is not clearly defined. Having a defined goal will help make sure you stay on track.
- Be flexible- In order to be the best you, being flexible is extremely important. Try being open to new ideas and keep an open mind with suggestions that come your way.
- Bolster your network- follow or connect with people that you respect and admire. Also, reconnect with some of your older connections that you may not have spoken to in a while.
- Get organized- Being organized can be the key to success and relieving a lot of daily stress. Try cleaning up your email inbox. Make sure files are where they should be. This will help you focus and be more productive.
The New Year brings an opportunity to start off with a clean slate. It gives you the chance to learn from your stumbles in the past and improve yourself. While nothing is certain, staying positive and having a plan will give you the best opportunity to succeed.
By Bob McLaughlin | People Science Sr Talent Advisor