So now that January has well started and the promises of New Year’s resolutions are starting to fade, let me propose an alternative for 2015. I suggest leaders make 2015 a year of daily habits. To paraphrase the wonderful Seth Godin, there is a fundamental difference between the things you do every day, every single day and the things you do only when the spirit moves you. When you have committed to a daily doing of something i.e. a habit, you are committed to doing that every day. The difference is that once you’ve committed to doing something daily you find that the spirit moves you, daily. Then the only decision to make is not whether you will or will not do something but rather how you will do it.
Here are 5 of the most simple and effective daily habits that leaders could consider: