At the onset of every new year, we all make resolutions and promise ourselves that we will follow them by heart. However, by second week of January, all is forgotten. The word ‘resolution’ isn’t heard until 11 months later. An ambitious entrepreneur is valued on their ability to never give up on their dreams and values. But very often, even the most determined business owner can succumb to make the most common resolutions that break oh so easily!
Here is a list of 6 New Year’s Resolutions that we literally tend to make, just to break!
1) Lose weight, eat healthier, and get fitter.
Every entrepreneur will know that creating a 5 year business plan with all their estimate costs, budgets, and ideas is much easier than keeping this resolution intact. The first week into work, with that fresh smell of creamy coffee and this resolution is out the window.
2) Quit _____________.
Every New Year we decide to quit something or the other, and the only thing we end up quitting is this resolution.
3) Travel and discover new places.
Leaving the world of work behind to explore far-away lands is on everyone’s wish list – every year. The only thing that ends up being explored, however, is the many ways an entrepreneur can manage his enterprise, which is also, not so bad if you take up as a separate resolution.
4) Get organised.
Every disorganised person wishes to change this habit every year. But, unfortunately, with more and more entrepreneurial responsibility coming your way, having an organised plan seems like a distant dream.
5) Learn something new and different.
If this resolution were accomplished we would all be masters at different languages, have too many talents to count, and probably add encyclopedia to our middle name. Unfortunately, the only French we end up learning is ‘croissant’, and the only talent is to arrange fun-Fridays.
6) Don’t stress as much.
Every business owner, even whilst making this resolution, knows that it is not going to last. So basically, this one is a goner from the beginning.
We all know that making these common resolutions are inevitable, but we still hope that one day, things might change and we will actually follow them. So let’s use this year to come up with something that’s doable.
Tell us the funniest resolution you have ever taken and never followed.