No, we’re not going to tell you how to keep your New Year’s resolution to go to the gym, eat more vegetables, or spend more time with your kids.
We are going to suggest a dozen resolutions you can adopt that will make a difference to your career, your organization, and even your sense of personal satisfaction in your work.
These suggestions are all about your interactions with people – including yourself.
Ready? Let’s go! Repeat after us …
In 2015, I resolve to consistently (to view this graphic as a PDF with larger text, click here: Resolving to Be a Better “You” at Work – 12 Success Behaviors for the New Year):
Even in the midst of a busy day, we can all find a few seconds to smile and offer a word of encouragement or appreciation. And when we do that, everyone has a better day – no matter how busy they may be.
Recommended training resource: Communication is everyone’s responsibility, and we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. But if we are, why are there so many miscommunications in the world? Our video Respectful Communicator illustrates five key concepts that go a long way to helping organizations build respect and avoid problems.