Itâ€™s that time of the year again, when people look to leave the past behind and create a fresh start for the new year. I do not know if you put any importance on New Yearâ€™s resolutions as they have the notoriety of being forgotten after a while. However, I do believe in their importance, especially if you make sure that you achieve these goals. Here are some of my business New Yearâ€™s resolutions.
Learn to delegate
This is perhaps one of my greatest failings. I seem to have been taught that â€œif you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.â€ I cannot pinpoint exactly how I learned to embrace this idea but I find myself living it more and more. Naturally, I have found myself on the edge of breaking down more than once. With all the work that I have to do, if I take on everything else that comes my way, I would not be able to handle things. That is why I need to learn how to delegate certain tasks to other people. Just a thought â€“ make sure that you are surrounded by competent people whom you trust so that you can have peace of mind when delegating task.
Learn something new
I love learning. I canâ€™t have enough of it. Still, I tend to fall back on the old and tested methods that I know will work. This year, I think that I will be more adventurous and learn something totally different that can give my business an edge.
(to be continued)
Originally posted on December 30, 2008 @ 8:44 am