1. Read Books – Fiction and Nonfiction
Reading is a great way to learn new things and relax.
Reading is a calming activity that helps you wind down, meditate, and gain knowledge that you might not have had before.
That’s why reading is probably the easiest way that you can stay improving in the new year.
Of course, it’s important to read things that will benefit you at work; read books to help you gain knowledge about your job, your industry, and best practices to do better work in 2020.
Some of the top entrepreneurs in the world ? Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, for example, are insatiable readers.
2. Listen to Podcasts Related to Your Industry
Reading has a close relative for people that are on the go – podcasts.
Podcasts have grown in popularity significantly over the last several years, and now there are thousands of podcasts, about anything you can imagine.
I guarantee there are a multitude of podcasts to choose from in your industry.
Podcasts are a great way to learn about industry news, events, and best practices.
They’re a great way to brush up on your skills and learn new ones.
They’re also a good way to gain new perspectives from other industry professionals or people passionate about the subject.
Check out some podcasts related to your industry and use them to stay improving (on the go) in the new year.
3. Take a Course to Improve Your Skills
What better way to improve than actively learning?
Even if you’ve graduated and gotten a degree, there is nothing wrong with continuing to improve your skills by taking courses.
Local communities often offer courses for adults in a number of different subjects, from cooking classes to high-level computer software.
You could also enroll in classes at a local college, consider getting a graduate certificate, or, if you haven’t already, even consider a professional degree.
Learning is the best way to improve your skills and become a better industry professional, and taking a course is like a fast track to gaining new skills.
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