Career Resolutions for 2017 You’ll Want to Steal (and Actually Keep) Jan11

Career Resolutions for 2017 You’ll Want to Steal (and Actually Keep)

Rolling into 2017 without a resolutions list? Fear not. We asked a few top marketing, sales and HR professionals from Vancouver (and beyond) where they’ll be investing their time and energy this year. Read their replies to get your ideas flowing for a new year and new you.  “This 2017, I resolve to…..” Focus on the fundamentals  Get more sleep. Drink more water. Prioritize relationships IRL. Work within my “circle of influence” (without wasting energy on things that are not). And always take the default position of assuming the best of people. We’re all trying to navigate our way to success in challenging times – and we all deserve the “benefit of the doubt.”   – Rich Workman, Sales Manager, NA West, Sophos Inc. Slow down and breathe.  In 2017, I will be more focused on taking strategic breaks to reflect, think things through in a quiet space, and breathe deeply on a more regular basis throughout each day. Easy to say, hard to do, but I know my best work is done from a thoughtful, present state of mind. That’s my one big resolution for a successful year ahead.  – Dorit Shackleton VP, Head of Integration, Global Corporate Affairs, SAP Favour quality over quantity  I love my line of work and the people and organizations I get to work with – so much so that I I have a really hard time saying ‘no’ when new opportunities arise. But all that “yes’ can dilute my good intentions. I’m working towards achieving a work-life balance, and being confident in saying ‘no’ will be an important step in reaching that goal. – Bianca Bujan, Owner, Bee Communications  Be pro-social Things are getting faster and faster every day. What I believe we need now more than ever is community:...