Most people make the same New Years resolutions. Spend more time with loved ones. Lose weight. Get on better with your colleagues. Get ahead in your career. Here’s how you can achieve the most common resolutions in 2016.
Spend more time with loved ones (your social media followers)
Most of us spend as much time online as we do in the ‘real world’. Make the most of the time you spend on social media to get back to real life sooner.
- Are you using Twitter to its maximum potential? Most of us aren’t, but that can change in 2016.
- Blogger relations is a two-way street. If you’re a blogger (for yourself or for your company), these tips are invaluable to strengthen relations with PR and brand representatives.
- If the shoe’s on the other foot, and you’re managing blogger relations, check out this ebook to boost your influencer relations.
- If that campaign’s going well – prove it by tracking your social shares. Take a look at this blog post to find out how.
Lose (metaphorical) weight
If you’re not happy at work, it can weigh you down. Lose weight (without ditching the biscuits) with these tips.
- It’s essential to have a great working environment. Here’s six ways to make your workplace a better place.
- Inbox zero might be a myth, but one way to receive fewer emails is to send better ones, thus avoiding a string of clarifications. Here’s some quick tips on composing clear, helpful emails.
- Stress less. These five tips will help you focus on humour and put your bad day into perspective, making you feel instantly lighter.
Get on better with your colleagues
We spend eight or more hours a day at work – more time than we spend with our families. And, just like families, it’s not easy to get on with everyone all the time. These posts will help you navigate tricky relations.
- Impress the boss by using excel to present your results clearly and effectivity – here’s how.
- Unfortunately, not every colleague can be a delight. These tips will help you deal with a difficult team member.
- Some IT teams have an (underserved!) reputation for being prickly. Here’s how to work more closely with your friendly office boffin.
Move your career forwards
In many ways, our careers define us. From business cards, to LinkedIn, to the question “what do you do?”, it’s easy to think we are our careers. Resolve to move yours forwards in 2016.
- Presentation skills are essential, yet something many people struggle with.These tips to boost your confidence will help you nail that next presentation.
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