Now, you might be wondering, “How do I make the most of this magical fresh start?” Well, let’s break it down:
Reflect and Reset: Reflect on the experiences and lessons of the year so far. Think about what went well and why. Examine what has not gone the way you thought it would and decide if there was a better approach to adopt going forward. Reset your priorities to ensure you get the important stuff done before the end of the year.
Set New Goals: Take advantage of the ‘Fresh Start Effect’ by setting specific and achievable goals for the post-summer period. Having clear objectives can provide a sense of purpose and motivation.
Break Goals into Smaller Steps: Large, daunting tasks can be demotivating. Break down your goals into smaller, manageable steps. Achieving these smaller milestones provides a sense of accomplishment and propels you forward.
Visualize Success: Imagine the positive outcomes of your efforts. Visualization can create a mental connection between your actions and the desired results, enhancing your motivation to work toward your goals.
Create a Routine: While routines might seem counterintuitive after a leisurely summer, they provide structure and stability. Design a routine that incorporates both work and personal activities, ensuring a balanced and productive lifestyle.
Celebrate Progress: Acknowledge and celebrate your achievements, no matter how small. Recognizing your progress reinforces the connection between effort and reward, boosting motivation.
Stay Curious: Approach your tasks with curiosity and a willingness to adapt. Embrace new approaches to problems and do not fear exploring new technologies to solve the issues.
The key to making a fresh start actually work is to allow yourself to mentally start again. Look at your prior approach with the intent to change and adapt it for the better.
One way people are doing this around the world right now is by using new technologies and digital tools to be more productive, efficient and understand the work realm better.
So, ask yourself are there tools out there that could make you better at your job and make your life easier?
In Safety, digitalisation is offering more streamlined processes, greater oversight and easy-to-access risk assessments, improved engagement and less time wasted on bureaucracy which are just a few of its potential advantages. Giving you more time to focus on delivering real safety improvements.
To help you get started, here is This is a really handy, quick checklist on digital transformation, with clear, actionable steps so you can start mapping out how you can approach a digitisation project.