Every year it’s the same–we make New Year’s resolutions about everything–but mostly about eating better, losing weight and better managing our finances.
Articles about resolutions are all over the media: newspapers, magazines, radio and TV spots. Inboxes are crowded with marketing chock-full of New Year’s resolution products and programs. There’s a lot of energy put toward resolutions that are typically dumped or forgotten by the end of January.
Resolve to go weekly
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because I know it’s an exercise in futility. Here’s what I do instead: I create weekly goals. Each week I decide what I want to accomplish, who I want to thank and who I miss talking to. It’s much more manageable, and I don’t forget.
What Your Peers Are Reading
I’ve received so many lovely holiday greetings, and I sometimes wonder why we wait until December to let others know we value their business, their friendship and their contributions.