Amazingly, 2019 is already coming to a close—which means it’s time to make those New Year’s resolutions! Regardless of whether you buy into resolutions, the change of the calendar year is a great time to reflect on the past and make plans for how to improve.
Prior to setting resolutions, spend some time reflecting on what did and didn’t go well this year. What are your weaknesses, and how can you strengthen them? What challenges did you encounter, and how could you mitigate them in the future? What are you afraid of, and what could help you conquer this fear? As a manager or leader, taking time to reflect on your team's successes and opportunities for growth is an important part of helping your team grow and improve.
Here are a few New Year’s resolutions that just about any manager could add to his or her list:
What New Year’s resolutions are you setting for yourself? Keep in mind that resolutions don’t work if you just set them and forget them. You need to work on your resolutions year-round with intention for them to provide their intended value. Hold yourself accountable to your managerial New Year’s resolutions and make 2020 the best year yet for you and your team!