Consider this New Year’s resolution
By GREG PECK Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Don’t tell me you’ve already broken your New Year’s resolution. I can tell you I haven’t broken mine—because I rarely make them and didn’t do so again this year. Why, I figure, set yourself up for failure?
But as I was again contemplating not making any resolutions, an intriguing email came to me at the office. It suggested that most people make resolutions that focus on themselves rather than on the impact each individual can have on others.
This email came from a publicist for a new book by Rich Harwood, “one of the nation’s foremost leaders in civic engagement.” Based on insights from his book “The Work of Hope,” Harwood suggests making these resolutions for 2013: