CHINESE NEW YEAR 202001 February 2020
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
New Kick-Start to have a flourishing year!
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival which is the most celebrated festival in the Chinese calendar. The celebrations officially culminate on the 15th day, most normal business has typically been resumed by day 8 – a lucky number in Chinese culture.
Power Partners Group has resumed operations early this year on Wednesday, 28 January 2020. To bring good fortune and chase away evil spirits, we also invited the professional team from Singapore Jin Ann Sports Association to perform a lion dance to celebrate the first day of work.
As individuals, the New Year brings us a new set of challenges and aspirations – New Year’s resolutions. It can be the choice of eating right, exercise more, quit smoking, work harder or anything else which will present us with a new opportunity to better ourselves.
Five New Year Resolutions for Self-Improvement Plan
(1) Step Out of the Professional Comfort Zone
According to Rupanjali Mitra Basu, stepping out of the professional comfort zone is quite necessary for success in professional life. The comfort zone prevents you from improving, it stops you from achieving all the things you are capable of achieving and it makes you miserable. So, make a decision today to change something in your life that you are unhappy with and start experiencing positive changes.
(2) Learning New Skills
There is always an endless list of new things everyone should keep on learning for professional growth. Learning a new skill helps you keep your brain healthy and your mind sharp. Not necessary must be something that useful for your career, you may choose to learn for leisure, like attending a cooking class, a martial art class, a yoga class or even experience VR games as it helps to improve your self-confidence.
(3) Develop a Gratitude Habit and Give Back
Research shows that the simple act of expressing gratitude can literally change the way we feel. By giving and by expressing your gratitude there would be a reduction in stress at the workplace, better job satisfaction and happiness for the accomplishment of goals.
(4) Better Communication Skills
Communication is the key to good employee engagement at the workplace and increased productivity as well. The majority of jobs require employees to have good communication skills so that they can express themselves in a positive and clear manner, both when speaking to people and in writing. Clearness is one of the greatest examples of good communication skills in the workplace, in a relationship, in an interview or for a resume.
(5) Maintain Work-life Balance
Work-life balance is very necessary as it gives relief from the stress at the workplace. Workplace stress is a major cause of many health issues like hypertension, fatigue, heart problems, digestive ailments, etc.
A New Year is an opportunity to start things fresh with our best intentions and resolutions. A New Year’s resolution is a promise a person makes for the new year. Regardless of what resolution you commit to, the goal is to improve life in the coming year. Choose the resolutions that most resonate, the resolutions you’re most likely to stick with—the resolutions with the greatest opportunity to transform your world.