I always get an energy boost at the beginning of a new year and I’m keen to try new things. I think even those of us who work over the Christmas period experience a strange kind of hinterland between one year and the next which makes many people take stock.
‘Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results’
I always grab some time to reflect on what worked well and, more interestingly in some ways, what didn’t work out at all. How can we achieve better results in the next 12 months? What does ‘great’ look like in our business?
If you find yourself asking these questions but you are at a loss over where to start, it might help to think about:
You can apply these simple techniques at organisation level or at project level. It really doesn’t matter where you start as long as you actually start the process. After all, as the old saying goes, ‘if you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you‘ve always got’.