…Another year over, and a new one just begun. — John Lennon
Once again, we find ourselves taking stock of what has been in 2016 and how to chart a successful course in 2017.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll see the familiar litany of New Year’s resolutions — lose weight, make more money, be a better spouse or parent, and so on.
And once again, all the talk shows, websites, and magazines will runneth over with self-proclaimed experts peddling an endless array of diet secrets, wonder potions, self-help books, and hot new gadgets to help us out.
But if you’re a CEO or business owner, you’re likely making New Year’s resolutions for business, too. You may be pondering how to make 2017 a better year, not just for yourself, but for your workers, your customers, and your family. How can you make life better for all of the people affected by your decisions? (more…)