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Forget Resolutions. Focus on Celebrations.

  1. February 10th, 2015  | 

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Studies show most people make resolutions around weight (losing it) and money (saving it).

We also know that by now – just 40 days into the New Year – one of every three people who made a New Year’s resolution has already slacked off. By June, only half the people who made resolutions will still be committed.

]As a leader, it’s not too late to consider these five behaviors to be more intentional about in 2015:

  1. Be a leader others want to follow.
  2. Help a colleague reach their potential.
  3. Become a better listener.
  4. Look for opportunities to innovate.
  5. Realize your actions speak louder than your words.

Thanks to Rob Grand-Lienard, CEO of Special Products & Manufacturing, for sharing this list for leaders for 2015.

If you stay focused on these five behaviors, everyone on your team will celebrating this time next year.

About the Author: Greg Bustin advises some of the world’s most admired companies and leaders, and he’s dedicated a career to working with CEOs and the leadership teams of hundreds of companies in a range of industries. He’s facilitated more than 250 strategic planning sessions, he’s delivered more than 600 keynotes and workshops on every continent except Antarctica, and he coaches leaders who are inspired to take their career to the next level. His fourth leadership book— Accountability: The Key to Driving a High-Performance Culture (McGraw-Hill) —is a Soundview Executive Best Business Book.

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