The start of a new year is great for a number of things. It can be the start of a new you, a new way of thinking, a new way of doing, the start of a new job, the start of a new promotion, and on and on. Making a change is a great way to get noticed, get work done, and better manage your time. So where should you start?
- Set goals both long-term and short-term
- Find something new to learn
- Ignore work drama
- Create a to-do list every morning
- Start thanking the people you work with more often
- Read a motivational book
Set goals both long-term and short-term
They may be cliche, but goals are important. It’s important to discover your why so that you understand why you do what you do every morning. Knowing your why will help you get out of bed when you just want to stay under the covers. When you set goals you come to an understanding within yourself about where you want to go. When you know your destination you then need to plan out your action steps to success.
Find something new to learn
There is always something new to learn! As much as we like to think we know everything that really isn’t the case. There are new things to learn at home, work, or just for fun, but whatever you decide to learn may help benefit you in ways that are unclear at the moment. Take the time to attend a training or spend a little extra time doing something you struggle with, we promise you will never regret it.
Ignore work drama
Drama is everywhere, even at work but it’s time to brush it off and keep moving. The easiest way to live a drama free life is to do the best you can at ignoring and staying out of unnecessary work drama. Focus on what is important, and that is getting your job done instead of participating in the latest gossip. You will find that your life will be a little less stressful compared to your coworkers.
Create a to-do list every morning
What better way to stay on task and stay organized throughout the day than creating a to-do list so you know what needs to be done. By creating a to-do list every morning before you get started or at the end of each day you are training your brain to stay focused on the tasks at hand.
Start thanking the people you work with more often
Who doesn’t like to be recognized and appreciated? Pretty much everyone. Start going out of your way to thank your coworkers, family, and friends for all the little things they do to help you out. By doing this, you will find that others will be more willing to help you with future projects because you appreciate them and their time.
Read a motivational book
If you enjoy reading or even if you don’t it may be a good idea to pick up a good book! Books are a great way to get you thinking and may even provide inspiration to your daily life. Reading is also a great way to learn new things about your industry that may provide beneficial in the workplace.
Now that you have learned a few ways to make 2017 your best year yet, don’t forget to put these steps into action! To learn how Custom Staffing can elevate your career, contact us at 419-221-3097 or apply online.