new year's resolution greg bustin executive leadership blog

Forget Resolutions. Focus on Celebrations.

February 10th, 2015  | 

Published in Organization Health

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 is an executive coach, consultant and speaker who has delivered more than 500 keynotes and workshops on five continents. Greg advises leaders at some of the world’s most admired companies, and his views about leadership have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., Investor’s Business Daily, Leader to Leader, and other major publications. He’s written five leadership books. His newest book, How Leaders Decide: A Timeless Guide to Making Tough Choices (Sourcebooks), examines decision-making in history’s greatest triumphs and tragedies. How Leaders Decide

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