They say New Year Resolutions are made to be broken. Any bet that as soon as you finished the mid-night count down on New Year’s Eve you began making a list of all the things you’d start to do the next day. That time has come around again. The last two years have been challenging for all of us. This year, it’s time to start something different, setting resolutions that can be done at work and will benefit your entire life.
Here are 5 ideas to cultivate your resolutions plans into actions that you can easily incorporate into your daily life and make your upcoming working year an even better one.
1. Limit resolutions to a manageable amount
New Year’s Resolutions are a good thing, but just don’t expect things to change from the 1st day. Resolutions are short-term goals to help you to grow day by day. If you think you can learn Korean, lose 15 kg or quit smoking, become vegan within the first month of the year, you’re sadly mistaken. Set short-term goals and Bifurcate your plan into small parts which you can complete on daily basis. Remember you have to achieve it on a daily basis so that ultimately it will come to an end with your satisfaction. Always remember change can happen gradually unless you will work it on daily basis. So make sure you are doing something daily on your predetermined plan.
Frame your resolution on a monthly basis
break down into weekly plans and see the progress day by day
do not quiet it until month-end
Check the progress at month-end and make changes according to the result
2. Mentally prepare for change
Changing ingrained habits is no easy task, so before diving head-first into your New Year goals, it is important to take a step back and get ready for that impending change. The first breakthrough in change is taking a personal inventory. Being that it’s the end of one year and the beginning of the next; it’s perfect timing to take stock in the past year’s accomplishments. Think about the following:
What did I set out to do in the past year?
Where did I make progress?
Where didn’t I see progress?
3. Maintain Work-Life Balance
Working from home is not new for us for the last two years especially. It become the norm across the world, for many of us the line between Work and Home has been obscure so you have to maintain a balance between both. Here are some get away with it :
Leave work at work: Sum up your To-do list in the morning and get it finishes by the evening so that you wouldn't be worried about pending things.and you can enjoy the rest of the time
Get Organised: Being at home and working in different environmental spaces leads to so much mess. So while starting working keep your things organised, less paperwork and clean workplace.
Avoid Overload: Working from different places seems easy. but trust me it has so many distractions. on the other side, many people find it comfortable; owing to that they get stuck in Overtime which leads to stress. Muster up the courage to decline that overtime or extra work. You may think it would put you in your boss’s good graces, but it’s not worth the inevitable burnout.
4. Learn Skills and be relevant
Nowadays it is very important to be relevant in whichever industry or segment you want to work in. and how is that so? by learning the skills. There are plenty of sources through which you can brush up on your skills and add brow marks to your profile. Industries evolve quickly, so it’s important to keep yourself current with trends. you’d like something more career-focused, such as qualifications in Marketing, Sales or Management. Whatever sparks your interest, learning a new skill or refining existing ones will ensure you reach your full potential in 2022.
5. Rethink on your professional goals
Do you want to develop your career and get a promotion or move into a new career path? Think about what it is you want to do in the new year and set yourself some goals to work towards your target. If you want to start a new career, gain the education that you require and learn what it takes to break through into that field. Always Remember it's never too late to discover yourself until you rethink and work upon it. It makes your year more productive.
So These are some ideas which help you to sustain your resolution throughout the year. Now the choice is in your hand whether you want to make it or break it.