102 Professional New Year’s Resolutions in 2023

102 Professional New Year's Resolutions in 2023 Publié le 5 January 2023 Par

Grow, develop and succeed with 102 professional New Year’s Resolutions in 2023. 

A new year means new opportunities. With 2022 behind us, this is a time for setting goals, making plans and breaking down how you will go about achieving them. 2023 is primed to be a year of challenges and opportunities for people working in all industries and job sectors. By focusing on important objectives and the steps you will take over the next 12 months, you will certainly be able to keep your professional New Year’s resolutions. 

102 Professional New Year’s Resolutions in 2023 

You resolve to: 

  1. Do the work: This means showing up every day prepared and ready to do your job. 

  1. Try your best: Put your best effort forward at all times, no matter the size of the task or project. 

  1. Set big goals: Have a big goal that you can work towards over the course of the year, which will move your career and the company forward. 

  1. Create small steps: The best way to achieve a large goal is to complete a series of small steps that will produce big results. 

  1. Have a plan: A detailed plan will ensure that you stay on track to reach your goals. 

  1. Change plans: It’s ok to change your plans if you decide it is no longer meeting your needs. 

  1. Re-prioritize: Your priority can shift and change as your plans evolve. 

  1. Expect the unexpected: Things will occur that are completely unpredictable, and you must be ready to adapt and react. 

  1. Review your progress: Ensure that you are not wasting your time or choosing ineffective methods. 

  1. Collect as much data as possible: Having plenty of data will help you set our course and meet objectives. 

  1. Ask questions: Questions are the best to gain new knowledge and learn useful information. 

  1. Be adaptive: Your plans and objects will have to be adapted to meet reality. 

  1. Recognize a problem: If something could become a large problem, spot it early and start thinking how to address it. 

  1. Talk to your colleagues: Maintain friendly relationships with colleagues based on respect and support. 

  1. Mentor new hires: It’s always difficult starting a new job, help a new hire get used to the workplace. 

  1. Learn a new skill: Growing your skill set is always important and worth doing. 

  1. Revisit older skills: Review your existing skill set and practice to stay fresh. 

  1. Update your resume: Include your latest achievements in your 2023 resume

  1. Update your cover letter: Explain how you achieved your latest accomplishments. 

  1. Update your professional profiles: A professional profile, such as LinkedIn, should always be up-to-date even when you are not looking for a job. 

  1. Proofread your work: Typos and grammatical errors can quickly undermine your point. 

  1. Study your industry: Look for the latest problems and challenges faced by others in your field. 

  1. Treat everyone with respect: Every person deserves respect, regardless of their role or seniority in the workplace. 

  1. Act like a leader: Don’t wait for instructions, be prepared to move forward with your own plans

  1. Speak your mind: Do not let concerns build up and go unaddressed for the rest of the year. 

  1. Check-in with colleagues: Take a genuine interest in your colleagues and do what you can to make sure they are in a good place, 

  1. Participate in meetings: Sitting silently won’t help anyone, be prepared to contribute in a positive way. 

  1. Lead a presentation: Don’t be afraid of public speaking and help announce a new project. 

  1. Give feedback: Give open and honest support and constructive feedback to improve projects. 

  1. Speak to the truth to management: If management can’t accept honest feedback, it means they are ineffective leaders. 

  1. Know your worth: Understand that you add value to an organization and play a key part in its success. 

  1. Try new tools: Learn a new tool that can help improve your work process, 

  1. Focus on a weakness: Identify a skill or attribute that you want to improve. 

  1. Know your strengths: Feel confident in the areas where you have significant skill and experience. 

  1. Create the best workspace: Try a different workspace set up and see if it improves your performance. 

  1. Move everyday: Even moderate physical activity can have significant health benefits. 

  1. Think about nutrition: Learn more about foods, the nutrients they provide and how they can help your body and mind. 

  1. Stretch: Sitting in a chair all day can have negative physical side effects, moderate stretching can help alleviate muscle aches and pains. 

  1. Use your health care benefits: Many jobs offer health care benefits, and you should make it a point to use them as much as possible to maintain and improve your physical well-being. 

  1. Brighten up the workspace: Sunlight can boost your mood and improve your immune system, try to get as much natural light into your workspace as possible. 

  1. Get a comfortable chair: If you are going to sit for hours every day, you should have a chair that provides proper ergonomic support

  1. Ask for assistance: If you have a colleague with skills you don’t possess, don’t hesitate to ask them to help you learn. 

  1. Be proud of your growth: Feel good about yourself when you learn a new skill and make progress with your goals. 

  1. Accept failure: Some of your plans will fail, and it’s important to accept this as a part of the process. 

  1. Learn from my mistakes: The only true way to fail is to not learn from the experience. 

  1. Be patient with clients: Remember that your organizations’ success depends on your clients, who may need specific guidance and answers before proceeding. 

  1. Share the load: If one of your colleagues is struggling with the workload, offer to help them reorganize and re-prioritize. 

  1. Expand your professional network: Build a good rapport with colleagues and industry peers. 

  1. Congratulate others: When a colleague accomplishes a big goal, always congratulate them and celebrate their success

  1. Take a vacation: Vacations, breaks and days away from work are important to maintaining your health and well-being. 

  1. Be kind to yourself: Remember that you only have so much energy to give. It’s ok to not be perfect all the time. 

You resolve to not: 

  1. Do the minimum: This will lead to boredom and a lack of satisfaction with your work. 

  1. Get stuck: If there is something you don’t like, take small steps to change. 

  1. Avoid responsibility: You must acknowledge that you are in control of your actions and choices. 

  1. Stay in the failing patterns: Repeating a bad process will not make it any better. 

  1. Only focus on myself: You must remember that you are part of a team, even when working remotely. 

  1. Ghost my team: If a colleague sends you a message, take the time to acknowledge them and respond. 

  1. Be late: Being punctual is about the least you can do in the workplace. 

  1. Take too long to respond: Even if you don’t have time to a detailed response, let people know you got their message and will get back to them soon. 

  1. Be silent in meetings: This is the perfect opportunity to make your voice heard. 

  1. Be scared to raise an issue: If you see a problem, you must let your colleagues know. 

  1. Think what worked last year will work this year: The world is constantly changing, so don’t assume that the same process will work. 

  1. Refuse to learn anything new: Being stagnate with your learning will prevent growth. 

  1. Turn down growth opportunities: Growth is something that must be actively sought out

  1. Ignore new colleagues: You were nervous on your first day, so reach out to new colleagues and be encouraging. 

  1. Isolate yourself: There are negative effects to isolation on your overall well-being. 

  1. Barely do research: You should seek out as much information as possible. 

  1. Consider all the options: Look at a problem from all the different angles when looking for a solution. 

  1. Only seek confirmation: Don’t assume your way is best and only seek info that supports it. 

  1. Dismiss new tech tools: New technologies can help you grow and improve your performance. 

  1. Do too much too soon: You can do everything all at once, take things one step at a time. 

  1. Feel bored all day: You must seek out new challenges and growth opportunities. 

  1. Put up with a bad boss: One ineffective supervisor can affect an entire company, don’t be afraid to bring your concerns to other managers. 

  1. Miss key details: Don’t overlook things you would have found if you had taken the right amount of time. 

  1. Wait to be promoted to act like a leader: Leaderships skills should be looked for in new hires and existing employees. 

  1. Fail to care about employee engagement: Engaged employees will take the organization to new levels of success. 

  1. Misunderstand changing expectations: The daily lives of employees will continue to change, and businesses must evolve to meet their needs

  1. Refuse different working arraignments: Different employees will work at their best in different ways, so allow them to try new forms of working arrangements

  1. Fail to adapt to remote and hybrid work: The best employees are considering leaving their jobs to find a new role that allows for remote and hybrid working

  1. Ignore remote employees: Remote employees require the right level of supervision and support to be effective. 

  1. Fail to listen to the audience: Your clients and customers will tell you what they need from your services, and it’s up to you to listen. 

  1. Organize ineffectual meetings: Badly organized meetings misuse valuable time every week. 

  1. Waste employee time: This is the easiest way to show that you don’t value your employees or the work that they do. 

  1. Send too many messages: The average person receives 121 emails per day, and it takes a significant amount of time to read and respond

  1. Try to micromanage: This is one of the top reasons that employees leave their job roles. 

  1. Panic at the first issue: There will be problems that emerge unexpectedly, and they must be dealt with calmly and rationally. 

  1. Ignore employee opinions: Employees who do not feel that they have a voice are far more likely to leave their jobs. 

  1. Expect perfection all the time: It is impossible to make zero mistakes, so don’t place that expectation on yourself or your colleagues. 

  1. Avoid difficult conversations: You must be honest and truthful, even when delivering bad news

  1. Rush the hiring process: This is how you end up with people who are not the right fit for a job role. 

  1. Withold information: Do not conceal info that affects colleagues and coworkers, even if you think you have good reasons. 

  1. Provide inadequate resources: You cannot achieve big goals without having the right resources. 

  1. Ignore signs of burnout: An increasingly common problem that must be acknowledged and dealt with in all workplaces. 

  1. Deny your own well-being needs: Your health and well-being matters, and you should take steps to ensure you stay healthy. 

  1. Dismiss other ideas: Even if it’s not what you’re thinking, exploring different points of view will always be a benefit. 

  1. Get frustrated at small things: Don’t let minor issues and problems derail your progress. 

  1. Fail to learn from colleagues: If someone has skills or knowledge that you don’t possess, always take the opportunity to learn from them. 

  1. Do things at the last minute: Rushing through important tasks will not produce the best results. 

  1. Ignore friends and family: Your personal relationships are important and deserve attention and effort. 

  1. Sit in the dark: Let natural light into your workplace. 

  1. Get dehydrated: Drink more water

  1. Be too hard on yourself: Always remember to cut yourself some slack this year. 

Anything could happen this year. by starting with 102 professional New Year’s resolutions in 2023, you will be able to grow professionally and reach your work goals. 

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